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NGS00140 Patch Notification: Websense Triton 7.6 - Unauthenticated remote command execution as SYSTEM



Critical Vulnerability in Websense Triton 

15 December 2011

Ben Williams of NGS Secure has discovered a Critical vulnerability in Websense

Impact: Unauthenticated remote command execution as SYSTEM 

Versions affected include:
Websense Web Security Gateway Anywhere v7.6
Websense Web Security Gateway v7.6
Websense Web Security v7.6
Websense Web Filter v7.6
Windows and Linux

v7.6 prior to Hotfix 24

This issue is addressed in Hotfix 24, which can be downloaded at:
https://www.websense.com/content/mywebsense-hotfixes.aspx

NGS Secure is going to withhold details of this flaw for three months. This three month window will allow users the time needed to apply the patch before the details are released to the general public. This reflects the NGS Secure approach to responsible disclosure.

NGS Secure Research
http://www.ngssecure.com