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Category:   Device (Router/Bridge/Hub)  >   Blue Coat ProxySG Vendors:   Blue Coat Systems, Symantec
Blue Coat ProxySG Lets Remote Authenticated Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1039701
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1039701
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-9097   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 31 2017
Impact:   User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 6.5, 6.6, 6.7
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Blue Coat ProxySG. A remote authenticated user can gain elevated privileges.

A remote authenticated read-only administrative user can exploit an access control flaw in the web interface to gain write privileges on the target system. This can be exploited to modify the appliance settings and policy configuration and perform arbitrary management tasks via the management console.

Jakub Palaczynski and Pawel Bartunek reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote authenticated read-only administrative user can gain write privileges on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (6.5.10.6, 6.6.5.8, 6.7.1.2).

The vendor advisory is available at:

https://www.symantec.com/security-center/network-protection-security-advisories/SA146

Vendor URL:  www.symantec.com/security-center/network-protection-security-advisories/SA146 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Subject:  https://www.symantec.com/security-center/network-protection-security-advisories/SA146

 
 


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