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CVE-2018-12243 Detail

Current Description

The Symantec Messaging Gateway product prior to 10.6.6 may be susceptible to a XML external entity (XXE) exploit, which is a type of issue where XML input containing a reference to an external entity is processed by a weakly configured XML parser. The attack uses file URI schemes or relative paths in the system identifier to access files that should not normally be accessible.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 8.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105330 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://support.symantec.com/en_US/article.SYMSA1461.html Mitigation Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-611 Improper Restriction of XML External Entity Reference NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:symantec:messaging_gateway:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
10.6.6


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-12243
NVD Published Date:
09/19/2018
NVD Last Modified:
12/07/2018