Vulnerability identifier: #VU31944
Vulnerability risk: Low
Exploitation vector: Local
Exploit availability: No
Vendor: Pulse Secure
The vulnerability allows a local attacker to escalate privileges on the system.
The vulnerability exists due to improper security restrictions. An attacker with physical access to the device can manipulate kernel boot parameter to gain the root access of VA Appliances.
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Vulnerable software versions
Pulse Connect Secure: 9.1R1 - 9.1R7
Pulse Policy Secure: 9.1R1 - 9.1R7
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
No. The attacker should have physical access to the system in order to successfully exploit this vulnerability.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.