Citrix NetScaler Authentication Bypass Vulnerability (CTX232199)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 110904


The remote device is affected by an authentication bypass vulnerability.


The remote Citrix NetScaler device is affected by an authentication bypass vulnerability in the Application Delivery Controller (ADC) and the Gateway Management Interface that allows the execution of arbitrary, read only commands on the NetScaler appliance. Please refer to advisory CTX232199 for more information.


Upgrade to Citrix NetScaler ADC and Gateway version 11.0 build 70.16 / 11.1 build 55.13 / 12.0 build 53.13 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 110904

File Name: citrix_netscaler_CTX232199.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: combined

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 2018/07/05

Modified: 2018/07/05

Dependencies: 73204

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-5314

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:citrix:netscaler_application_delivery_controller_firmware, cpe:/o:citrix:netscaler_access_gateway_firmware

Patch Publication Date: 2018/02/28

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/02/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5314

BID: 103186