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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2005-4514

Original release date: 12/22/2005
Last revised: 09/05/2008


** DISPUTED ** The encapsulation script mechanism in Webwasher CSM Appliance Suite 5.x uses case-sensitive detection of malicious tokens, which allows attackers to bypass script detection by using tokens that can be upper or lower case. NOTE: the vendor has stated that this problem could not be reproduced, and has asked the researcher for more information, without a response as of 20060103.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20051223 RE: Webwasher CSM Appliance Script Security Restriction Bypass
External Source: SREASON
Name: 293
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20051222 Webwasher CSM Appliance Script Security Restriction Bypass
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060103 RE: Webwasher CSM Appliance Script Security Restriction Bypass
External Source: XF
Name: webwasher-security-bypass(23884)
External Source: BID
Name: 16047

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:webwasher:csm_appliance_suite:5.0

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