#VU7521 Cross-site scripting in Pulse Policy Secure and Pulse Connect Secure

Published: 2017-07-14 | Updated: 2020-07-24

Vulnerability identifier: #VU7521

Vulnerability risk: Low


CVE-ID: CVE-2017-11195


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability:

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

Vendor: Pulse Secure


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

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data. 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.


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Vulnerable software versions

Pulse Policy Secure: All versions

Pulse Connect Secure: All versions

Fixed software versions


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