Symantec Content Analysis 2.3 < 2.3.1.1 affected by Multiple Vulnerabilities (SYMSA1377)

high Nessus Plugin ID 125636
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Synopsis

The remote host is running a version of Symantec Content Analysis that is affected by Multiple Vulnerabilities

Description

The version of Symantec Content Analysis running on the remote host is prior to version 2.3.1.1. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability in the xmlBufAttrSerializeTxtContent function in xmlsave.c in libxml2 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and application crash) via a non-UTF-8 attribute value, related to serialization.

Solution

Refer to vendor advisory (Symantec SYMSA1377) for suggested workaround, or upgrade to an unaffected version.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?1553e4eb

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 125636

File Name: symantec_content_analysis_SYMSA1377.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Family: Misc.

Published: 5/31/2019

Updated: 7/1/2019

Dependencies: symantec_content_analysis_local_detect.nbin

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2016-4483

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.9

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/h:symantec:content_analysis, x-cpe:/h:bluecoat:content_analysis

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Symantec Content Analysis

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/20/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/6/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-4483

BID: 90013