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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2014-2879

Original release date: 04/17/2014
Last revised: 05/05/2014


Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in Dell SonicWALL Email Security 7.4.5 and earlier allow remote authenticated administrators to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via (1) the uploadPatch parameter to the System/Advanced page (settings_advanced.html) or (2) the uploadLicenses parameter in the License management (settings_upload_dlicense.html) page.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20140328 Dell SonicWall EMail Security 7.4.5 - Multiple Vulnerabilities (Bulletin)
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20140327 Dell SonicWall EMail Security Appliance Application v7.4.5 - Multiple Vulnerabilities
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1029965
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.sonicwall.com/us/shared/download/Support-Bulletin_Email-Security_Scripting_Vulnerability__Resolved_in__ES746.pdf
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.vulnerability-lab.com/get_content.php?id=1191
External Source: BID
Name: 66501

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
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* cpe:/a:dell:sonicwall_email_security:7.5 and previous versions

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Technical Details

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  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)