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Category:   Device (Embedded Server/Appliance)  >   Symantec Web Gateway Vendors:   Symantec
Symantec Web Gateway Input Validation Flaw in 'forget.php' Lets Remote Users Inject SQL Commands
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1025753
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2011-0549   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 7 2011
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 4.5.x
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Symantec Web Gateway. A remote user can inject SQL commands.

The management GUI does not properly validate user-supplied input. A remote user can supply a specially crafted parameter value to execute SQL commands on the underlying database.

The 'username' parameter of 'forget.php' is affected (via POST request).

The vendor was notified on April 1, 2011.

An anonymous researcher reported this vulnerability via TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative.

Impact:   A remote user can execute SQL commands on the underlying database.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (5.0.1).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error

Message History:   None.

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