A Security Advisory has been posted which affects Symantec Messaging Gateway.
Symantec Messaging Gateway may be susceptible to a path traversal attack (also known as directory traversal). These types of attacks aim to access files and directories that are stored outside the web root folder. By manipulating variables, it may be possible to access arbitrary files and directories stored on the file system including application source code or configuration and critical system files.
As part of normal best practices, Symantec strongly recommends keeping all operating systems and applications updated with the latest vendor patches. For additional information on this and any other recent advisories, please visit the Symantec Advisory page.
This is a Medium Severity Advisory.
This issue is addressed by updating Messaging Gateway to version 10.6.4.
Please see TECH88414 for software update instructions and best practices.
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