Citrix ADM Authentication Bypass (CTX247738)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 153176
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The remote device is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


An information disclosure vulnerability exists in Citrix Application Delivery Management (ADM). An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to disclose information could be used for privilege escalation beyond the agent system.

Note that Nessus has not attempted to exploit these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Upgrade to version 12.1-50.33, 13.0-33.23 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 153176

File Name: citrix_adm_ctx247738.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 9/9/2021

Updated: 9/13/2021

Dependencies: citrix_adm_ssh_detect.nbin

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-9548


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.5


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:citrix:application_delivery_management

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Citrix ADM

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/8/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/8/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-9548