Symantec (Blue Coat) Reporter CLI OS Command Injection Vulnerability (SYMSA1465)

high Nessus Plugin ID 121254


The remote host is running a version of Symantec (Blue Coat) Reporter CLI that is affected by an OS command injection vulnerability.


According to its self-reported version number, the Symantec (formerly Blue Coat) Reporter installation running on the remote host is 10.1 prior to or 10.2 prior to It is, therefore, affected by an OS command injection vulnerability. An authenticated attacker with Enable mode administrator access can execute arbitrary OS commands with elevated system privileges.

Note that Nessus has not attempted to exploit these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 121254

File Name: symantec_reporter_symsa1465.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 1/18/2019

Updated: 10/31/2019

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9

Temporal Score: 6.7

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-12237


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:symantec:reporter

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Symantec Reporter

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/10/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/10/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12237

BID: 106518