Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop Multiple Code Execution Vulnerabilities (credentialed check)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 56282


The remote Windows host is running an XML service that is affected by multiple code execution vulnerabilities.


The remote Windows host has the Citrix XML Service, a component of Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop, installed. According to its version number, the Citrix XML service installed on the remote host is affected by multiple code execution vulnerabilities when handling specially crafted HTTP POST requests.


Apply the relevant vendor-supplied patch.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 56282

File Name: citrix_xmlservice_code_exec_local.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 9/23/2011

Updated: 6/3/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:citrix:presentation_server, cpe:/a:citrix:desktop_server

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/27/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/27/2011

Reference Information

BID: 48898

IAVB: 2011-B-0087-S