Cross-site scripting in Pulse Connect Secure



Published: 2018-01-16 | Updated: 2020-07-17
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2017-17947
CWE-ID CWE-79
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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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 scripting

EUVDB-ID: #VU31361

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2017-17947

CWE-ID: CWE-79 - Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote privileged user to read and manipulate data.

A cross site scripting issue has been found in custompage.cgi in Pulse Secure Pulse Connect Secure (PCS) before 8.0R17.0, 8.1.x before 8.1R13, 8.2.x before 8.2R9, and 8.3.x before 8.3R3 and Pulse Policy Secure (PPS) before 5.2R10, 5.3.x before 5.3R9, and 5.4.x before 5.4R3 due to one of the URL parameters not being sanitized. Exploitation does require the user to be logged in as administrator; the issue is not applicable to the end user portal.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Pulse Connect Secure: 8.3 - 8.3R2.1


CPE2.3 External links

http://kb.pulsesecure.net/articles/Pulse_Security_Advisories/SA43018

Q & A

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