Symantec ProxySG 6.5 < / 6.6 < / 6.7 < Multiple Vulnerabilities (SA155)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 105779


The remote device is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The self-reported SGOS version installed on the remote Symantec ProxySG device is 6.5.x prior to, 6.6.x prior to, or 6.7 prior to It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- A cross-site redirection attack due to improper validation of unspecified input in the web-based management console. A context-dependent attacker, with a specially crafted link, could redirect a user to a malicious site. (CVE-2016-9099)

- An unspecified flaw within the management consoles. A remote attacker, with an authenticated admin user, could potentially obtain authentication credential information. (CVE-2016-9100)

- Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks exist due to not validating unspecified input within the web-based management console. A context-dependent attacker, with a specially crafted request, could execute arbitrary script code.
(CVE-2016-10256, CVE-2016-10257)

Note: At this time the is no fix for CVE-2016-9099, CVE-2016-10256, and CVE-2016-10257 for Proxy SG 6.6.


Upgrade to Symantec ProxySG SGOS version / / or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 105779

File Name: symantec_proxy_sg_SA155.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Family: Firewalls

Published: 2018/01/12

Modified: 2018/01/15

Dependencies: 68992

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.1

Temporal Score: 4.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND


Base Score: 5.6

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/h:symantec:proxysg

Required KB Items: Host/BlueCoat/ProxySG/Version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/01/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/01/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-9099, CVE-2016-9100, CVE-2016-10256, CVE-2016-10257

BID: 102447, 102451, 102454, 102455

OSVDB: 172302, 172303, 172304, 172305

IAVA: 2018-A-0016