Citrix ADC and Citrix NetScaler Gateway Arbitrary Code Execution (CTX267027)

High Nessus Plugin ID 132397


The remote device is affected by an arbitrary code execution vulnerability.


The remote Citrix ADC or Citrix NetScaler Gateway device is affected by an arbitrary code execution vulnerability.
An unauthenticated, remote attacker may be able to leverage this vulnerability to perform arbitrary code execution on an affected host.

Please refer to advisory CTX267027 for more information.


For versions 10.5.x, 11.1.x, 12.0.x, 12.1.x and 13.0.x, upgrade to,,, and respectively.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 132397

File Name: citrix_netscaler_CTX267027.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: combined

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 2019/12/24

Updated: 2020/07/10

Dependencies: 73204

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-19781

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:/o:citrix:netscaler_access_gateway_firmware

Required KB Items: Host/NetScaler/Detected

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/12/17

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/12/17

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Citrix ADC (NetScaler) Directory Traversal RCE)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-19781

IAVA: 2020-A-0001-S