CVE-2019-1831

Current Description

A vulnerability in the email message scanning of Cisco AsyncOS Software for Cisco Email Security Appliance (ESA) could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to bypass configured content filters on the device. The vulnerability is due to improper input validation of the email body. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by inserting specific character strings in the message. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to bypass configured content filters that would normally drop the email.

Basic Data

PublishedApril 18, 2019
Last ModifiedOctober 09, 2019
Assignercve@mitre.org
Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeCWE-20
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Base Score5.0
SeverityMEDIUM
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score2.9
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

CVSS 3 - Version3.0
CVSS 3 - Vector StringCVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N
CVSS 3 - Attack VectorNETWORK
CVSS 3 - Attack ComplexityLOW
CVSS 3 - Privileges RequiredNONE
CVSS 3 - User InteractionNONE
CVSS 3 - ScopeUNCHANGED
CVSS 3 - Confidentiality ImpactNONE
CVSS 3 - Integrity ImpactLOW
CVSS 3 - Availability ImpactNONE
CVSS 3 - Base Score5.3
CVSS 3 - Base SeverityMEDIUM
Exploitability Score3.9
Base SeverityMEDIUM

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationCiscoEmail Security Appliance11.1.2-023*******
    2.3ApplicationCiscoEmail Security Appliance12.0.0-208*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Cisco Email Security Appliance 11.1.2-023, 12.0.0-208

References

NameSourceURLTags
108021http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/108021BIDThird Party Advisory VDB Entry
20190417 Cisco Email Security Appliance Content Filter Bypass Vulnerabilityhttps://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20190417-esa-filter-bCISCOVendor Advisory