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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-0297

The management GUI in Symantec Web Gateway 5.0.x before 5.0.3 does not properly restrict access to application scripts, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by (1) injecting crafted data or (2) including crafted data.
Publish Date : 2012-05-21 Last Update Date : 2017-12-04
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID 264

- Products Affected By CVE-2012-0297

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Symantec Web Gateway 5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Symantec Web Gateway 5.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Symantec Web Gateway 5.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Symantec Web Gateway 3

- References For CVE-2012-0297
BID 53444 Symantec Web Gateway Remote Shell Command Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2012-06-28 CONFIRM
XF symantec-web-file-include(75731)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-0297

Symantec Web Gateway ipchange.php Command Injection
This module exploits a command injection vulnerability found in Symantec Web Gateway's HTTP service due to the insecure usage of the exec() function. This module abuses the spywall/ipchange.php file to execute arbitrary OS commands without authentication.
Module type : exploit Rank : excellent Platforms : Unix
Symantec Web Gateway relfile File Inclusion Vulnerability
This module exploits a vulnerability found in Symantec Web Gateway's HTTP service. By injecting PHP code in the access log, it is possible to load it with a directory traversal flaw, which allows remote code execution under the context of 'apache'. Please note that it may take up to several minutes to retrieve access_log, which is about the amount of time required to see a shell back.
Module type : exploit Rank : excellent Platforms : PHP

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