Symantec Web Gateway < 5.2 Multiple Vulnerabilities (SYM14-003)

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8769


The web security gateway appliance running on the remote host has multiple vulnerabilities


The remote host is running Symantec Web Gateway, a web content filtering appliance that has it's own web server. Versions of Symantec Web Gateway prior to 5.2 are affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- Multiple cross-site scripting vulnerabilities exist.(CVE-2013-5013)

- Multiple SQL injection vulnerabilities exist because of a failure to sanitize user-supplied input before using it in a SQL query. (CVE-2013-5012)


Upgrade to Symantec Web Gateway version 5.2 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 8769

File Name: 8769.prm

Family: CGI

Published: 2015/05/13

Modified: 2016/01/15

Dependencies: 5989

Nessus ID: 72480

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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


Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 7


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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:symantec:web_gateway

Patch Publication Date: 2014/02/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/02/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-5013, CVE-2013-5012

BID: 65404, 65405