Symantec Web Gateway forget.php Blind SQL Injection (SYM11-008)

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5991


The web security application running on the remote host has a SQL injection vulnerability.


Versions of Symantec Web Gateway 4.5.x are potentially affected by a SQL injection vulnerability. Input to the 'username' parameter of the 'forget.php' script is not properly sanitized. A remote, unauthenticated attacker could exploit this to execute arbitrary SQL queries.


Upgrade to Symantec Web Gateway version 5.0.1 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 5991

Family: CGI

Published: 2011/07/20

Modified: 2016/01/15

Dependencies: 5989

Nessus ID: 55629

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C


Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 6.8


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:symantec:web_security

Patch Publication Date: 2011/07/07

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/07/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0549

BID: 48318