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Category:   Device (Embedded Server/Appliance)  >   Cisco Email Security Appliance Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco Email Security Appliance Bug in MIME Scanner Lets Remote Users Bypass Security Filters on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1037773
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-3818   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 3 2017
Impact:   Host/resource access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco Email Security Appliance. A remote user can bypass security filters on the target system.

A remote user can send an email with a specially crafted MIME attachment to trigger an error handling flaw and bypass configured user filters.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCvb65245 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can bypass security filters on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (9.8.0-092).

The vendor advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Exception handling error

Message History:   None.

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