Citrix SD-WAN Center Remote Code Execution (direct check)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 148182
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The web application running on the remote web server is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.


A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Citrix SD-WAN Center versions before 11.2.2, 11.1.2b and 10.2.8. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to bypass authentication and execute arbitrary commands with root privileges.


Upgrade to Citrix SD-WAN Center version 11.2.2, 11.1.2b and 10.2.8 or later

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 148182

File Name: citrix_sdwan_CVE-2020-8271.nbin

Version: 1.5

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 3/26/2021

Updated: 10/19/2021

Dependencies: citrix_sdwan_center_detect.nbin

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-8271


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:citrix:sd-wan

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Citrix SD-WAN Center

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/14/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/14/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-8271