CVE-2016-6465 Detail

Current Description

A vulnerability in the content filtering functionality of Cisco AsyncOS Software for Cisco Email Security Appliances and Cisco Web Security Appliances could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to bypass user filters that are configured for an affected device. Affected Products: This vulnerability affects all releases prior to the first fixed release of Cisco AsyncOS Software for both virtual and hardware versions of the following Cisco products: Cisco Email Security Appliances (ESAs) that are configured to use message or content filters that scan incoming email attachments; Cisco Web Security Appliances (WSAs) that are configured to use services that scan accessed web content. More Information: CSCva90076, CSCvb06764. Known Affected Releases: 10.0.0-125 8.5.7-042 9.7.2-047.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94901 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037404 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20161207-esa Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-6465
NVD Published Date:
12/13/2016
NVD Last Modified:
01/05/2017
Source:
Cisco Systems, Inc.