Cross-site request forgery in Pulse Connect and Policy Secure

Published: 2017-08-29
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2017-11455
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Pulse Policy Secure
Server applications / Remote access servers, VPN

Pulse Connect Secure
Server applications / Remote access servers, VPN

Vendor Pulse Secure

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Cross-site request forgery


Risk: Low


CVE-ID: CVE-2017-11455


Exploit availability:


The vulnerability allows a remote authenticated attacker to perform CSRF attack.

The weakness exists due to improper input validation. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted HTML page or URL, trick the victim into visiting it, gain access to the system,  trigger a flaw in 'diag.cgi and perform arbitrary actions.


The vulnerability is addressed in the following versions: 8.3R1, 8.2R6, 8.1R12, 8.0R17 and 5.4R1, 5.3R6, 5.2R9, 5.1R12.

Vulnerable software versions

Pulse Policy Secure: All versions

Pulse Connect Secure: All versions

Fixed software versions

CPE2.3 External links

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