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Category:   Device (Router/Bridge/Hub)  >   Blue Coat ProxySG Vendors:   Blue Coat Systems
Blue Coat ProxySG Privilege Enforcement Mechanism Can Be Bypassed By Remote Authenticated Administrators
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1024341
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-5189   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Sep 4 2012
Original Entry Date:  Aug 17 2010
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Blue Coat ProxySG. A remote authenticated user can gain elevated privileges on the target system.

A remote authenticated read-only administrator user can send specially crafted commands via an HTTPS URL to bypass the privilege enforcement mechanism and execute arbitrary commands.

Thierry Zoller reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote authenticated read-only administrator user can execute arbitrary commands.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (,,,

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.

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