Symantec ProxySG 6.5 < / 6.6 < XSS and Information Disclosure Vulnerabilities (SA1472)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 128329


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 or 6.6.x prior to It is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerabilities:

- A cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in ProxySG FTP proxy WebFTP mode.
An authenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, by injecting malicious JavaScript code in ProxySG's web listing of a remote FTP server. (CVE-2018-18370)

- An information disclosure vulnerability exists in ProxySG FTP proxy WebFTP mode.
An authenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via intercepting FTP connections where a user accesses an FTP server, to obtain plaintext authentication credentials. (CVE-2018-18371)


Upgrade to Symantec ProxySG SGOS version, or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 128329

File Name: symantec_proxy_sg_sa1472.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Family: Firewalls

Published: 8/30/2019

Updated: 5/19/2022

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-18370


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-18371

Vulnerability Information

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

Required KB Items: Host/BlueCoat/ProxySG/Version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/19/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/19/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-18370, CVE-2018-18371

IAVA: 2019-A-0311