Symantec Messaging Gateway 10.x < 10.7.1 Privilege Escalation Vulnerability (SYMSA1486)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 126780
SynopsisA messaging security application running on the remote host is affected by an information disclosure vulnerabilities.
DescriptionAccording to its self-reported version number, the Symantec Messaging Gateway (SMG) running on the remote host is 10.x prior to 10.7.1.
It is, therefore, affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability as described in the vendor advisory. An authenticated attacker can exploit this to gain privileged or administrator access to the system.
Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.
SolutionUpgrade to Symantec Messaging Gateway (SMG) version 10.7.1 or later.