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CVE-2016-6462 Detail

Current Description

A vulnerability in the email filtering functionality of Cisco AsyncOS Software for Cisco Email Security Appliances could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to bypass Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) filters that are configured for an affected device. This vulnerability affects all releases prior to the first fixed release of Cisco AsyncOS Software for both virtual and hardware versions of Cisco Email Security Appliances, if the AMP feature is configured to scan incoming email attachments. More Information: CSCva13456. Known Affected Releases: 10.0.0-082 10.0.0-125 9.7.1-066. Known Fixed Releases: 10.0.0-203 9.7.2-131.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 5.3 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94360
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037307
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20161116-esa1 Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:email_security_appliance_firmware:9.7.1-06:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:email_security_appliance_firmware:10.0.0-082:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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-2016-6462
NVD Published Date:
11/18/2016
NVD Last Modified:
07/27/2017