Advisory Details

July 7th, 2011

Symantec Web Gateway forget.php SQL Injection Vulnerability

ZDI-11-233
ZDI-CAN-1048

CVE ID CVE-2011-0549
CVSS SCORE 7.5, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
AFFECTED VENDORS Symantec
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Web Gateway
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 11365. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary SQL on vulnerable installations of the Symantec Web Gateway appliance. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the username parameter of POST requests to the forget.php script. The parameter is not sanitized and a remote attacker can abuse this to inject arbitrary SQL into the underlying database.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Symantec has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://www.symantec.com/business/security_response/securityupdates/detail.jsp?fid=security_advisory&pvid=security_advisory&year=2011&suid=20110707_00
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2011-04-01 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2011-07-07 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Anonymous
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