Pulse Secure Desktop Client up to 9.1R8 on Linux buffer overflow
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A vulnerability was found in Pulse Secure Desktop Client up to 9.1R8 on Linux. It has been rated as critical. This issue affects an unknown code block. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-120. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:
A vulnerability in the Pulse Secure Desktop Client (Linux) < 9.1R9 could allow local attackers to perform buffer overflow.
The weakness was published 10/28/2020 as SA44601. It is possible to read the advisory at kb.pulsesecure.net. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2020-8249 since 01/28/2020. The exploitation is known to be easy. Attacking locally is a requirement. The requirement for exploitation is a simple authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available.
Upgrading to version 9.1R9 eliminates this vulnerability.
CVSSv3VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.5
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ExploitingClass: Memory corruption
Status: Not defined
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Upgrade: Desktop Client 9.1R9
Timeline01/28/2020 CVE assigned
10/28/2020 +274 days Advisory disclosed
10/28/2020 +0 days VulDB entry created
11/29/2020 +32 days VulDB last update
CVE: CVE-2020-8249 (🔒)
EntryCreated: 10/28/2020 07:35 PM
Updated: 11/29/2020 11:04 PM
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