CVE-2008-5540

2008-12-12T18:30:00
ID CVE-2008-5540
Type cve
Reporter cve@mitre.org
Modified 2018-10-11T20:55:00

Description

Secure Computing Secure Web Gateway (aka Webwasher), when Internet Explorer 6 or 7 is used, allows remote attackers to bypass detection of malware in an HTML document by placing an MZ header (aka "EXE info") at the beginning, and modifying the filename to have (1) no extension, (2) a .txt extension, or (3) a .jpg extension, as demonstrated by a document containing a CVE-2006-5745 exploit.