This attack could pose a serious security threat. You should take immediate action to stop any damage or prevent further damage from happening.
This signature detects attempts to exploit a file upload vulnerability in Symantec Web Gateway
Symantec Web Gateway is a web security gateway appliance.
The application is prone to an arbitrary file-upload vulnerability due to a failure to properly sanitize user-supplied input. The problem affects the management scripts, and can be exploited to upload a file with an arbitrary name and to an arbitrary location on the affected system.
Successful exploits will result in attacker-supplied code executing in the context of the affected application.
- Symantec Web Gateway 5.0.1
- Symantec Web Gateway 5.0
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