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CVE-2018-0237 Detail

Current Description

A vulnerability in the file type detection mechanism of the Cisco Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) for Endpoints macOS Connector could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to bypass malware detection. The vulnerability occurs because the software relies on only the file extension for detecting DMG files. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a DMG file with a nonstandard extension to a device that is running an affected AMP for Endpoints macOS Connector. An exploit could allow the attacker to bypass configured malware detection. Cisco Bug IDs: CSCve34034.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 5.8 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:L/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20180418-amp Vendor Advisory
https://wwws.nightwatchcybersecurity.com/2018/02/25/research-compressed-files-auto-detection-on-macos/ Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation NIST   Cisco Systems, Inc.  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:cisco:advanced_malware_protection_for_endpoints:1.4\(5\):*:*:*:*:mac_os_x:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-0237
NVD Published Date:
04/19/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019