CVE-2018-9849

medium
New! CVE Severity Now Using CVSS v3

The calculated severity for CVEs has been updated to use CVSS v3 by default. CVEs that do not have a CVSS v3 score will fall back CVSS v2 for calculating severity. Severity display preferences can be toggled in the settings dropdown.

Description

Pulse Secure Pulse Connect Secure 8.1.x before 8.1R14, 8.2.x before 8.2R11, and 8.3.x before 8.3R5 do not properly process nested XML entities, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and memory errors) via a crafted XML document.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/104160

https://kb.pulsesecure.net/articles/Pulse_Security_Advisories/SA43730

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-05-10

Updated: 2019-10-03

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (1 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
109919Pulse Connect Secure Multiple Vulnerabilities (SA43730)NessusMisc.
medium