Citrix ADC and Citrix Gateway 12.1.x < 12.1-65.15 / 13.0.x < 13.0-86.17 / 13.1.x < 13.1-24.38 Unauthenticated Redirection (CTX457836)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 163514


The remote device may be affected by a unauthenticated redirection vulnerability.


The remote Citrix ADC or Citrix Gateway device is version 12.1.x prior to 12.1-65.15, 13.0.x prior to 13.0-86.17 or 13.1.x prior to 13.1-24.38. It may be, therefore, affected by a vulnerability that allows an attacker to redirect the user to a malicious website upon clicking an attacker-crafted link.

Please refer to advisory CTX457836 for more information.

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


For versions 12.1.x, 13.0.x and 13.1.x, upgrade to 12.1-65.15, 13.0-86.17 and 13.1-24.38, or later, respectively.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 163514

File Name: citrix_netscaler_CTX457836.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: combined

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 7/28/2022

Updated: 8/8/2022

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-27509


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.1

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/h:citrix:netscaler_gateway, cpe:/h:citrix:netscaler_application_delivery_controller

Required KB Items: Host/NetScaler/Detected, Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/26/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/26/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-27509

IAVA: 2022-A-0297