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Category:   Device (Embedded Server/Appliance)  >   Symantec Messaging Gateway Vendors:   Symantec
Symantec Messaging Gateway Flaw in Charting Component Lets Remote Authenticated Users View Files on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1036908
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1036908
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-5312   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 28 2016
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 10.6.2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Symantec Messaging Gateway. A remote authenticated user can obtain files on the target system.

A remote authenticated user can send a specially crafted charting request to trigger an input validation flaw in a charting component and view certain files and directories on the target system.

Non-appliance versions are not affected.

Rio Sherri of S&T Albania reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote authenticated user can obtain files on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (10.6.2).

The vendor advisory is available at:

https://www.symantec.com/security_response/securityupdates/detail.jsp?fid=security_advisory&pvid=security_advisory&year=&suid=20160927_00

Vendor URL:  www.symantec.com/security_response/securityupdates/detail.jsp?fid=security_advisory&pvid=security_advisory&year=&suid=20160927_00 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error

Message History:   None.


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