Cisco Email Security Appliance Malformed EML Attachment Bypass Vulnerability (cisco-sa-20170906-esa)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 103049

Synopsis

The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.

Description

According to its self-reported version, the Cisco Email Security Appliance (ESA) is affected by one or more vulnerabilities. Please see the included Cisco BIDs and the Cisco Security Advisory for more information.

Solution

Upgrade to the relevant fixed version referenced in Cisco bug ID(s) CSCuz81533.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?6bf00827

https://bst.cloudapps.cisco.com/bugsearch/bug/CSCuz81533

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 103049

File Name: cisco-sa-20170906-esa-email_security_appliance.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: combined

Family: CISCO

Published: 2017/09/08

Modified: 2018/07/06

Dependencies: 69075

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 5.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:cpe:/h:cisco:email_security_appliance

Required KB Items: Host/AsyncOS/Cisco Email Security Appliance/DisplayVersion, Host/AsyncOS/Cisco Email Security Appliance/Version

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/09/06

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/09/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-12218

CISCO-BUG-ID: CSCuz81533

CISCO-SA: cisco-sa-20170906-esa