CVE-2012-4596

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General

Score:4.3/10.0
Severity:Low
Category:Path Manipulation

Impact Metrics

Confidentiality:Partial
Integrity:None
Availability:None

Exploitability Metrics

Access Vector:Network
Access Complexity:Medium
Authentication:None

Published on 22/08/12 - Updated on 11/04/13

Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in McAfee Email Gateway (MEG) 7.0.0 and 7.0.1 allows remote authenticated users to bypass intended access restrictions and download arbitrary files via a crafted URL.

Category: Path Manipulation

CWE-22 (Path Traversal)
The software uses external input to construct a pathname that is intended to identify a file or directory that is located underneath a restricted parent directory, but the software does not properly neutralize special elements within the pathname that can cause the pathname to resolve to a location that is outside of the restricted directory.

Security Notices

US National Vulnerability DatabaseCVE-2012-4596

Exploits

No exploits available for this CVE in our database.

Relative technologies

VendorProduct
mcafeeemail_gateway

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