#VU46998 Cross-site scripting in Pulse Connect Secure and Pulse Policy Secure


Published: 2020-09-23

Vulnerability identifier: #VU46998

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-8238

CWE-ID: CWE-79

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 disclosed vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data in the web interface of PCS/PPS. A remote attacker can trick the victim to follow a specially crafted link and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in user's browser in context of vulnerable website.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to steal potentially sensitive information, change appearance of the web page, perform phishing and drive-by-download attacks.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Pulse Connect Secure: 9.0R1 - 9.1R8.1

Pulse Policy Secure: 9.0R1 - 9.1R8.1


CPE

External links
http://kb.pulsesecure.net/articles/Pulse_Security_Advisories/SA44588/p?pubstatus=o


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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