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Category:   Device (Embedded Server/Appliance)  >   Symantec Messaging Gateway Vendors:   Symantec
Symantec Brightmail Appliance Brightmail Control Center Lets Remote Authenticated Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1022117
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1022117
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-0064   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 23 2009
Impact:   User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 8.0.1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in the Symantec Brightmail Appliance. A remote authenticated user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

A remote authenticated user can invoke some console scripts to gain elevated privileges on the target device.

Dr. Marian Ventuneac, Perot Systems, Ireland reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote authenticated user can obtain elevated privileges on the target device.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (8.0.1).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.symantec.com/business/security_response/securityupdates/detail.jsp?fid=security_advisory&pvid=security_advisory&year=2009&suid=20090423_01

Vendor URL:  www.symantec.com/business/security_response/securityupdates/detail.jsp?fid=security_advisory&pvid=security_advisory&year=2009&suid=20090423_01 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.


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