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CVE-2018-12246 Detail

Current Description

Symantec Web Isolation (WI) 1.11 prior to 1.11.21 is susceptible to a reflected cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability. A remote attacker can target end users protected by WI with social engineering attacks using crafted URLs for legitimate web sites. A successful attack allows injecting malicious JavaScript code into the website's rendered copy running inside the end user's web browser. It does not allow injecting code into the real (isolated) copy of the website running on the WI Threat Isolation Engine.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/22/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.1 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 2.7
Exploitability Score: 2.8


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105581 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://support.symantec.com/content/unifiedweb/en_US/article.SYMSA1464.html Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-12246
NVD Published Date:
10/22/2018
NVD Last Modified:
12/06/2018