NetScaler ADC and NetScaler Gateway Multiple Vulnerabilities (CTX584986l)

high Nessus Plugin ID 189070


The remote device may be affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The remote NetScaler ADC (formerly Citrix ADC) or NetScaler Gateway (formerly Citrix Gateway) device is version 12.1, 13.0 before 13.0-92.21, 13.1 before 13.1-51.15, or 14.1 before 14.1-12.35. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities:

- Authenticated (low privileged) remote code execution on Management Interface (CVE-2023-6548)

- Denial of Service (CVE-2023-6549)

Please refer to advisory CTX584986 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.


Upgrade to version 13.0-92.21, 13.1-51.15, 14.1-12.35, or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 189070

File Name: netscaler_adc_gateway_CTX584986.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: combined

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 1/16/2024

Updated: 5/7/2024

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.4


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-6548


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 8.2

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/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:/h:citrix:netscaler_gateway, cpe:/h:citrix:netscaler_application_delivery_controller

Required KB Items: Host/NetScaler/Detected

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/16/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/16/2024

CISA Known Exploited Vulnerability Due Dates: 1/24/2024, 2/7/2024

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-6548, CVE-2023-6549

IAVA: 2024-A-0037