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Category:   Device (Embedded Server/Appliance)  >   Cisco Email Security Appliance Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco Email Security Appliance MIME Header Processing Bug Lets Remote Users Bypass Security Restrictions on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1038635
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-6671   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 8 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 controls on the target system.

A remote user can send an email with an attachment with a specially crafted MIME header to bypass the configured message filters on the target device.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCvd34632 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can bypass email filtering controls on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (9.8.1-015, 10.0.2-020).

The vendor advisory is available at:

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

Message History:   None.

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