CVE-2021-22893

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Description

Pulse Connect Secure 9.0R3/9.1R1 and higher is vulnerable to an authentication bypass vulnerability exposed by the Windows File Share Browser and Pulse Secure Collaboration features of Pulse Connect Secure that can allow an unauthenticated user to perform remote arbitrary code execution on the Pulse Connect Secure gateway. This vulnerability has been exploited in the wild.

References

https://kb.pulsesecure.net/articles/Pulse_Security_Advisories/SA44784/

https://www.fireeye.com/blog/threat-research/2021/04/suspected-apt-actors-leverage-bypass-techniques-pulse-secure-zero-day.html

https://kb.cert.org/vuls/id/213092

https://blog.pulsesecure.net/pulse-connect-secure-security-update/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2021-04-23

Updated: 2021-04-28

Type: CWE-287

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 7.5

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3

Base Score: 10

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

Impact Score: 6

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: CRITICAL

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:a:pulsesecure:pulse_connect_secure:9.0:-:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:pulsesecure:pulse_connect_secure:9.0:r1:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:pulsesecure:pulse_connect_secure:9.0:r2:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:pulsesecure:pulse_connect_secure:9.0:r2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:pulsesecure:pulse_connect_secure:9.0:r3:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:pulsesecure:pulse_connect_secure:9.0:r3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:pulsesecure:pulse_connect_secure:9.0:r3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:pulsesecure:pulse_connect_secure:9.0:r3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:pulsesecure:pulse_connect_secure:9.0:r3.5:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:pulsesecure:pulse_connect_secure:9.0:r4:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:pulsesecure:pulse_connect_secure:9.0:r4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:pulsesecure:pulse_connect_secure:9.0:r5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:pulsesecure:pulse_connect_secure:9.0:r6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:pulsesecure:pulse_connect_secure:9.1:-:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:pulsesecure:pulse_connect_secure:9.1:r1:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:pulsesecure:pulse_connect_secure:9.1:r10.0:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:pulsesecure:pulse_connect_secure:9.1:r10.2:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:pulsesecure:pulse_connect_secure:9.1:r11.0:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:pulsesecure:pulse_connect_secure:9.1:r11.1:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:pulsesecure:pulse_connect_secure:9.1:r11.3:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:pulsesecure:pulse_connect_secure:9.1:r2:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:pulsesecure:pulse_connect_secure:9.1:r3:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:pulsesecure:pulse_connect_secure:9.1:r4:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:pulsesecure:pulse_connect_secure:9.1:r4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:pulsesecure:pulse_connect_secure:9.1:r4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:pulsesecure:pulse_connect_secure:9.1:r4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:pulsesecure:pulse_connect_secure:9.1:r5:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:pulsesecure:pulse_connect_secure:9.1:r6:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:pulsesecure:pulse_connect_secure:9.1:r7:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:pulsesecure:pulse_connect_secure:9.1:r8:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:pulsesecure:pulse_connect_secure:9.1:r8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:pulsesecure:pulse_connect_secure:9.1:r8.2:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:pulsesecure:pulse_connect_secure:9.1:r8.4:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:pulsesecure:pulse_connect_secure:9.1:r9:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:pulsesecure:pulse_connect_secure:9.1:r9.1:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:pulsesecure:pulse_connect_secure:9.1:r9.2:*:*:*:*:*:*

Tenable Plugins

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IDNameProductFamilySeverity
148847Pulse Connect Secure < 9.1R11.4 (SA44784)NessusMisc.
high