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Category:   Device (Embedded Server/Appliance)  >   Symantec Web Gateway Vendors:   Symantec
Symantec Web Gateway Bugs Permit Cross-Site Scripting, SQL Injection, and Command Injection Attacks
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1030443
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1030443
CVE Reference:   CVE-2013-5017, CVE-2014-1650, CVE-2014-1651, CVE-2014-1652   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 18 2014
Impact:   Disclosure of authentication information, Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information, Execution of arbitrary code via network, Modification of user information, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 5.2 and prior
Description:   Several vulnerabilities were reported in Symantec Web Gateway. A remote user can execute arbitrary commands on the target system. A remote user can conduct cross-site scripting attacks. A remote user can inject SQL commands.

The system does not properly validate user-supplied input. A remote user can supply a specially crafted parameter value to execute SQL commands on the underlying database. The 'user.php' [CVE-2014-1650] and 'clientreport.php' [CVE-2014-1651] scripts are affected.

A remote user can send specially crafted data to 'SNMPConfig.php' to inject arbitrary commands with elevated privileges [CVE-2013-5017].

Some report pages do not properly filter HTML code from user-supplied input before displaying the input [CVE-2014-1652]. A remote user can cause arbitrary scripting code to be executed by the target user's browser. The code will originate from the Symantec Web Gateway interface and will run in the security context of that site. As a result, the code will be able to access the target user's cookies (including authentication cookies), if any, associated with the site, access data recently submitted by the target user via web form to the site, or take actions on the site acting as the target user.

Brandon Perry (via HP Zero Day Initiative) reported two vulnerabilities. Min1214 of INFOSEC Inc. (via Korean CERT, KR-CERT, and CERT.org) reported two vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary commands on the target system.

A remote user can access the target user's cookies (including authentication cookies), if any, associated with the Symantec Web Gateway interface, access data recently submitted by the target user via web form to the site, or take actions on the site acting as the target user.

A remote user can execute SQL commands on the underlying database.

Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (5.2.1).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.symantec.com/security_response/securityupdates/detail.jsp?fid=security_advisory&pvid=security_advisory&year=&suid=20140616_00

Vendor URL:  www.symantec.com/security_response/securityupdates/detail.jsp?fid=security_advisory&pvid=security_advisory&year=&suid=20140616_00 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error

Message History:   None.


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