CVE-2019-1844

Current Description

A vulnerability in certain attachment detection mechanisms of the Cisco Email Security Appliance (ESA) could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to bypass the filtering functionality of an affected device. The vulnerability is due to improper detection of certain content sent to an affected device. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending certain file types without Content-Disposition information to an affected device. A successful exploit could allow an attacker to send messages that contain malicious content to users.

Basic Data

PublishedMay 03, 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 Appliance11.1.0-131*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Cisco Email Security Appliance 11.1.0-131

References

NameSourceURLTags
108149http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/108149BIDThird Party Advisory VDB Entry
20190501 Cisco Email Security Appliance Filter Bypass Vulnerabilityhttps://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20190501-esa-bypassCISCOVendor Advisory