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CVE-2017-15532 Detail

Current Description

Prior to 10.6.4, Symantec Messaging Gateway may be susceptible to a path traversal attack (also known as directory traversal). These types of attacks aim to access files and directories that are stored outside the web root folder. By manipulating variables, it may be possible to access arbitrary files and directories stored on the file system including application source code or configuration and critical system files.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.7 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:A/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 2.1


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:A/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 5.1


Access Vector (AV): Local_Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): Single
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102096 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://www.symantec.com/security_response/securityupdates/detail.jsp?fid=security_advisory&pvid=security_advisory&year=&suid=20171220_00 Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:symantec:messaging_gateway:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (excluding)
10.6.4


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-15532
NVD Published Date:
12/20/2017
NVD Last Modified:
01/05/2018