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: 1.3

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 2019/01/18

Updated: 2019/05/23

Dependencies: 124568

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-12237

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.2

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:symantec:reporter

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Symantec Reporter

Patch Publication Date: 2019/01/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/01/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12237

BID: 106518

IAVA: 2019-A-0028