Symantec (Blue Coat) Reporter UI Information Disclosure Vulnerability (SYMSA1489)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 128417


The remote host is running a version of Symantec Reporter (Blue Coat) that is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability.


According to its self-reported version number, the Symantec (formerly Blue Coat) Reporter installation running on the remote host is 10.3 prior to It is, therefore, affected by an information disclosure vulnerability. An authenticated attacker with Reporter UI access can obtain passwords for external servers that they might not be authorized to access.

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


Upgrade to Symantec Reporter version or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 128417

File Name: symantec_reporter_symsa1489.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 8/30/2019

Updated: 10/17/2019

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4

Temporal Score: 3

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-12753


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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: 8/29/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/29/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-12753

BID: 109829

IAVA: 2019-A-0310