Pulse Secure Pulse Connect Secure up to 9.1R7 Web Interface privileges management

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A vulnerability was found in Pulse Secure Pulse Connect Secure up to 9.1R7. It has been classified as critical. Affected is an unknown part of the component Web Interface. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-269. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

An issue was discovered in Pulse Secure Pulse Connect Secure before 9.1R8. An authenticated attacker can access the admin page console via the end-user web interface because of a rewrite.

The weakness was released 07/28/2020 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at kb.pulsesecure.net. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2020-15408 since 06/30/2020. The exploitability is told to be difficult. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. A authentication is necessary for exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available.

Upgrading to version 9.1R8 eliminates this vulnerability.

Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 159018, 159196, 159197 and 159199.




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VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.2
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.0

VulDB Base Score: 4.6
VulDB Temp Score: 4.4
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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-269
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Pulse Connect Secure 9.1R8


06/30/2020 CVE assigned
07/28/2020 +28 days Advisory disclosed
07/28/2020 +0 days VulDB entry created
11/05/2020 +100 days VulDB last update


Advisory: kb.pulsesecure.net
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2020-15408 (🔒)
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Created: 07/28/2020 09:32 PM
Updated: 11/05/2020 06:51 PM
Changes: (1) source_cve_cna
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