#VU40258 Input validation error in Pulse Connect Secure

Published: 2016-05-26 | Updated: 2020-08-09

Vulnerability identifier: #VU40258

Vulnerability risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 7.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:H/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2016-4791


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

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

Vendor: Pulse Secure


The vulnerability allows a remote non-authenticated attacker to manipulate data.

The administrative user interface in Pulse Connect Secure (PCS) 8.2 before 8.2r1, 8.1 before 8.1r2, 8.0 before 8.0r9, and 7.4 before 7.4r13.4 allows remote administrators to enumerate files, read arbitrary files, and conduct server side request forgery (SSRF) attacks via unspecified vectors.

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Vulnerable software versions

Pulse Connect Secure: 7.4 - 8.2

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Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker 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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