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Category:   Device (Embedded Server/Appliance)  >   Cisco Email Security Appliance Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco Email Security Appliance TAR File Processing Error Lets Remote Users Bypass Security Restrictions on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1037404
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1037404
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-6465   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 8 2016
Impact:   Host/resource access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 8.5.7-042, 9.7.2-047, 10.0.0-125; possibly other versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco Email Security Appliance. A remote user can bypass security controls on the target system.

A remote user can send an email with a specially crafted TAR file attachment to bypass TAR file user content filters configured on the target system.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCva90076 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can bypass TAR file content filters on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The vendor advisory is available at:

https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20161207-esa

Vendor URL:  tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20161207-esa (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error

Message History:   None.


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