#VU46997 Code Injection in Pulse Connect Secure and Pulse Policy Secure

Published: 2020-09-23 | Updated: 2022-02-20

Vulnerability identifier: #VU46997

Vulnerability risk: Low


CVE-ID: CVE-2020-8243


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


The vulnerability allows a remote user to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation in the admin interface. A remote authenticated administrator can upload a specially crafted template and execute arbitrary code on the system.

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Vulnerable software versions

Pulse Connect Secure: 9.0R1 - 9.1R8.1

Pulse Policy Secure: 9.0R1 - 9.1R8.1


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