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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2018-0419

A vulnerability in certain attachment detection mechanisms of Cisco Email Security Appliances (ESA) could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to bypass the filtering functionality of an affected system. The vulnerability is due to the improper detection of content within executable (EXE) files. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a customized EXE file that is not recognized and blocked by the ESA. A successful exploit could allow an attacker to send email messages that contain malicious executable files to unsuspecting users. Cisco Bug IDs: CSCvh03786.
Publish Date : 2018-08-15 Last Update Date : 2019-10-09
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.3
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Bypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 20

- Products Affected By CVE-2018-0419

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Cisco Email Security Appliance - Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Cisco Email Security Appliance 1

- References For CVE-2018-0419

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105112
BID 105112 Cisco Email Security Appliance EXE File Scanning CVE-2018-0419 Remote Security Bypass Vulnerability Release Date:2018-08-15
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041531
SECTRACK 1041531
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20180815-esa-file-bypass
CISCO 20180815 Cisco Email Security Appliance EXE File Scanning Bypass Vulnerability

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2018-0419

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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