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CVE-2023-2868 Detail

Description

A remote command injection vulnerability exists in the Barracuda Email Security Gateway (appliance form factor only) product effecting versions 5.1.3.001-9.2.0.006. The vulnerability arises out of a failure to comprehensively sanitize the processing of .tar file (tape archives). The vulnerability stems from incomplete input validation of a user-supplied .tar file as it pertains to the names of the files contained within the archive. As a consequence, a remote attacker can specifically format these file names in a particular manner that will result in remotely executing a system command through Perl's qx operator with the privileges of the Email Security Gateway product. This issue was fixed as part of BNSF-36456 patch. This patch was automatically applied to all customer appliances.


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Hyperlink Resource
https://status.barracuda.com/incidents/34kx82j5n4q9 Vendor Advisory 
https://www.barracuda.com/company/legal/esg-vulnerability Mitigation  Vendor Advisory 

This CVE is in CISA's Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog

Reference CISA's BOD 22-01 and Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog for further guidance and requirements.

Vulnerability Name Date Added Due Date Required Action
Barracuda Networks ESG Appliance Improper Input Validation Vulnerability 05/26/2023 06/16/2023 Apply updates per vendor instructions.

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-77 Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in a Command ('Command Injection') cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation Contributor acceptance level Google Inc.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2023-2868
NVD Published Date:
05/24/2023
NVD Last Modified:
06/01/2023
Source:
Google Inc.