A vulnerability in the email message and content filtering for malformed Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) headers of Cisco AsyncOS Software for Cisco Email Security Appliances (ESA) and Web Security Appliances (WSA) could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to bypass the filtering functionality of the targeted device. Emails that should have been quarantined could instead be processed. Affected Products: This vulnerability affects all releases prior to the first fixed release of Cisco AsyncOS Software for Cisco ESA and Cisco WSA on both virtual and hardware appliances that are configured with message or content filters to scan incoming email attachments. More Information: CSCuy54740, CSCuy75174. Known Affected Releases: 9.7.1-066 9.5.0-575 WSA10.0.0-000. Known Fixed Releases: 10.0.0-125 9.1.1-038 9.7.2-047.
Published 2016-10-28 10:59:11
Updated 2017-07-29 01:34:18
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Vulnerability category: Input validation

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2016-6372

0.28%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 64 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2016-6372

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
10.0
2.9
NIST
7.5
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
3.9
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2016-6372

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2016-6372

Products affected by CVE-2016-6372

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