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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-2642

Original release date: 03/18/2014
Last revised: 03/19/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Sophos Web Appliance before 3.7.8.2 allows (1) remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in the client-ip parameter to the Block page, when using the user_workstation variable in a customized template, and remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in the (2) url parameter to the Diagnostic Tools functionality or (3) entries parameter to the Local Site List functionality.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.sophos.com/en-us/support/knowledgebase/118969.aspx
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: https://www.sec-consult.com/fxdata/seccons/prod/temedia/advisories_txt/20130403-0_Sophos_Web_Protection_Appliance_Multiple_Vulnerabilities.txt

Technical Details

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  • OS Command Injections (CWE-78)