Pulse Policy Secure Multiple Vulnerabilities (SA44101)

High Nessus Plugin ID 124767


The remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


According to its self-reported version, the version of Pulse Policy Secure running on the remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

- A session hijacking vulnerability exists in PPS. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, to perform actions in the user or administrator interface with the privileges of another user. (CVE-2019-11540)

- Multiple vulnerabilities found in the admin web interface of PPS (CVE-2019-11543, CVE-2019-11542, CVE-2019-11539, CVE-2019-11509)

- Multiple vulnerabilities found in Network File Share (NFS) of PPS , allows the attacker to read/write arbitrary files on the affected device. (CVE-2019-11538, CVE-2019-11508)

Refer to the vendor advisory for additional information.


Upgrade to the appropriate version referenced in the advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 124767

File Name: pulse_policy_secure-sa-44101.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Family: Misc.

Published: 2019/05/10

Updated: 2019/11/12

Dependencies: 103054

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-11540

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:pulse_secure:pulse_policy_secure

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Pulse Policy Secure

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/05/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/05/09

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Pulse Secure VPN Arbitrary Command Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-11509, CVE-2019-11539, CVE-2019-11540, CVE-2019-11542, CVE-2019-11543

BID: 108073

IAVA: 2019-A-0309, 0001-A-0001