CVE-2020-8260

high
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Description

A vulnerability in the Pulse Connect Secure < 9.1R9 admin web interface could allow an authenticated attacker to perform an arbitrary code execution using uncontrolled gzip extraction.

References

https://kb.pulsesecure.net/articles/Pulse_Security_Advisories/SA44601

http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/160619/Pulse-Secure-VPN-Remote-Code-Execution.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2020-10-28

Updated: 2021-09-21

Type: CWE-434

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 6.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 8

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.2

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.2

Severity: HIGH

Tenable Plugins

View all (2 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
142058Pulse Connect Secure < 9.1R9 (SA44601)NessusMisc.
high
142057Pulse Policy Secure < 9.1R9 (SA44601)NessusMisc.
high