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Unrestricted Upload of File with Dangerous Type


Severity Medium
Score 6.8/10


Unrestricted file upload vulnerability in the Symantec Advanced Secure Gateway (ASG) and ProxySG management consoles. A malicious appliance administrator can upload arbitrary malicious files to the management console and trick another administrator user into downloading and executing malicious code.

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CWE-434 - Unrestricted Upload of File with dangerous type

'Unrestricted file upload with dangerous type' attacks involve an attacker uploading or transferring files of dangerous types to the server. The severity of such an attack depends upon the execution mechanism and the storage location of the uploaded file. Thus, it may range from simple defacement to arbitrary file execution, and complete system takeover.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published