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ZDI-12-090 : Symantec Web Gateway Shell Command Injection Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
From: ZDI Disclosures <zdi-disclosures () tippingpoint com>
Date: Fri, 8 Jun 2012 21:47:15 +0100

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ZDI-12-090 : Symantec Web Gateway Shell Command Injection Remote Code
Execution Vulnerability
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-12-090
June  8, 2012

- -- CVE ID:

CVE-2012-0297

- -- CVSS:
7.5, AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

- -- Affected Vendors:

Symantec

- -- Affected Products:

Symantec Web Gateway

- -- Vulnerability Details:

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on
vulnerable installations of Symantec Web Gateway. Authentication is not
required to exploit this vulnerability. 

The specific flaw exists due to insufficiently filtered user-supplied data
used in a call to exec() in multiple script pages. The affected scripts are
located in '/spywall/ipchange.php' and 'network.php'. There is also a flaw
in '/spywall/download_file.php' that allows unauthenticated users to
download and delete any file on the server. 

- -- Vendor Response:

Symantec has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details
can be found at:

http://www.symantec.com/security_response/securityupdates/detail.jsp?fid=se
curity_advisory&pvid=security_advisory&year=2012&suid=20120517_00

- -- Disclosure Timeline:

2011-11-22 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2012-06-08 - Coordinated public release of advisory

- -- Credit:

This vulnerability was discovered by:

* Tenable Network Security

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