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CVE-2018-12465 Detail

Current Description

An OS command injection vulnerability in the web administration component of Micro Focus Secure Messaging Gateway (SMG) allows a remote attacker authenticated as a privileged user to execute arbitrary OS commands on the SMG server. This can be exploited in conjunction with CVE-2018-12464 to achieve unauthenticated remote code execution. Affects Micro Focus Secure Messaging Gateway versions prior to 471. It does not affect previous versions of the product that used GWAVA product name (i.e. GWAVA 6.5).

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  SUSE
Base Score: 9.1 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://pentest.blog/unexpected-journey-6-all-ways-lead-to-rome-remote-code-execution-on-microfocus-secure-messaging-gateway/ Exploit Third Party Advisory
https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=7023133 Vendor Advisory
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/45083/ Exploit Third Party Advisory VDB Entry

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-78 Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an OS Command ('OS Command Injection') NIST  
CWE-77 Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in a Command ('Command Injection') SUSE  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:microfocus:secure_messaging_gateway
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
471


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-12465
NVD Published Date:
06/29/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019