VDB-93132 · CVE-2016-1486 · BID 93906

Cisco Email Security Appliance prior 9.7.1-207/9.7.2-047/10.0.0-125 Attachment Scanner data processing

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A vulnerability classified as critical has been found in Cisco Email Security Appliance (Anti-Malware Software). Affected is an unknown code of the component Attachment Scanner. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a data processing vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-19. This is going to have an impact on availability.

The weakness was disclosed 10/28/2016 with Cisco as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is shared for download at tools.cisco.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2016-1486 since 01/04/2016. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available.

Upgrading to version 9.7.1-207, 9.7.2-047 or 10.0.0-125 eliminates this vulnerability.

The entries 93136, 93131 and 93129 are pretty similar.






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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.3

VulDB Base Score: 7.5
VulDB Temp Score: 7.2
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Class: Data processing
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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OpenVAS ID: 103403
OpenVAS Name: Cisco Email Security Appliance Advanced Malware Protection Attachment Scanning Denial of Service Vulnerability
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Email Security Appliance 9.7.1-207/9.7.2-047/10.0.0-125


01/04/2016 🔍
10/26/2016 +296 days 🔍
10/28/2016 +2 days 🔍
10/28/2016 +0 days 🔍
10/28/2016 +0 days 🔍
09/28/2022 +2161 days 🔍


Vendor: cisco.com

Advisory: tools.cisco.com
Organization: Cisco
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2016-1486 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1037124
SecurityFocus: 93906 - Cisco AsyncOS CVE-2016-1486 Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability

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Created: 10/28/2016 07:46 PM
Updated: 09/28/2022 03:13 PM
Changes: 10/28/2016 07:46 PM (57), 05/19/2019 06:11 PM (13), 09/28/2022 03:13 PM (3)
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