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Category:   Device (Embedded Server/Appliance)  >   Cisco Email Security Appliance Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco Email Security Appliance AsyncOS Bug in Advanced Malware Protection Lets Remote Users Bypass Security Restrictions on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1039288
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-12218   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 7 2017
Impact:   Host/resource access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco Email Security Appliance. A remote user can bypass security controls on the target system.

A remote user can send a specially crafted email attachment to bypass the Cisco AsyncOS Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) security controls on the target system and cause the attachment to be delivered to the target user.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCuz81533 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can send an email attachment that will bypass the malware protection feature on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The vendor advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.

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