CVE-2017-6327

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Description

The Symantec Messaging Gateway before 10.6.3-267 can encounter an issue of remote code execution, which describes a situation whereby an individual may obtain the ability to execute commands remotely on a target machine or in a target process. In this type of occurrence, after gaining access to the system, the attacker may attempt to elevate their privileges.

References

http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2017/Aug/28

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100135

https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/42519/

https://www.symantec.com/security_response/securityupdates/detail.jsp?fid=security_advisory&pvid=security_advisory&year=&suid=20170810_00

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-08-11

Updated: 2019-10-03

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 6.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 8

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 2.8

Severity: HIGH

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:a:symantec:message_gateway:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 10.6.3-2 (inclusive)

Tenable Plugins

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IDNameProductFamilySeverity
102528Symantec Messaging Gateway 10.x < 10.6.3-267 Multiple Vulnerabilities (SYM17-006)NessusCGI abuses
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