Sophos Vulnerability

Number: AV17-056
Date: 20 April 2017


The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to a vulnerability in the Sophos  Cyberoam UTM CR25iNG 10.6.3 MR-5 product.


This vulnerability allows remote authenticated users to bypass intended access restrictions via direct object reference, as demonstrated by a request for Licenseinformation.jsp.

Affected Product:
Sophos Cyberoam UTM CR25iNG 10.6.3 MR-5
This vulnerability is addressed in Version 10.6.5.

CVE Reference: CVE-2016-7786

Suggested Action

CCIRC recommends that system administrators test and deploy the vendor released updates on affected platforms accordingly.

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Note to Readers

In support of Public Safety's mission to build a safe and resilient Canada, CCIRC's mandate is to help ensure the security and resilience of the vital non-federal government cyber systems that underpin Canada's national security, public safety and economic prosperity. As Canada's computer security incident response team, CCIRC is Canada's national coordination centre for the prevention and mitigation of, preparedness for, response to, and recovery from cyber incidents on non-federal government systems. It does this by providing authoritative advice and support, and coordinating information sharing and incident response.

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