#VU31938 Improper Authentication


Published: 2020-07-27

Vulnerability identifier: #VU31938

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.2 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-8206

CWE-ID: CWE-287

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Pulse Connect Secure
Server applications / Remote access servers, VPN
Pulse Policy Secure
Server applications / Remote access servers, VPN

Vendor: Pulse Secure

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to bypass authentication process.

The vulnerability exists due to an error in when processing authentication requests. A remote attacker can bypass the Google TOTP, if the primary credentials are exposed to attacker.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Pulse Connect Secure: 9.1R1 - 9.1R7

Pulse Policy Secure: 9.1R1 - 9.1R7


CPE

External links
http://kb.pulsesecure.net/articles/Pulse_Security_Advisories/SA44516/p?pubstatus=o


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated user via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.


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