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CVE-2016-6458 Detail

Current Description

A vulnerability in the content filtering functionality of Cisco AsyncOS Software for Cisco Email Security Appliances could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to bypass content filters configured on an affected device. Email that should have been filtered could instead be forwarded by the device. This vulnerability affects all releases prior to the first fixed release of Cisco AsyncOS Software for Cisco Email Security Appliances, both virtual and hardware appliances, if the software is configured to use a content filter for email attachments that are protected or encrypted. More Information: CSCva52546. Known Affected Releases: 10.0.0-125 9.7.1-066.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N (V3.0 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 3.9


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94074
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037182
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20161102-esa Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Input Validation (CWE-20)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:email_security_appliance_firmware:9.7.1-066:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:email_security_appliance_firmware:9.7.2-046:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:email_security_appliance_firmware:9.7.2-047:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:email_security_appliance_firmware:9.7.2-054:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:email_security_appliance_firmware:9.9.6-026:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:email_security_appliance_firmware:9.9_base:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:email_security_appliance_firmware:10.0.0-124:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:email_security_appliance_firmware:10.0.0-125:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-6458
NVD Published Date:
11/18/2016
NVD Last Modified:
07/28/2017