Citrix XenDesktop Virtual Desktop Agent USB Redirection Propagation Handling Access Restriction Bypass (CTX135813)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 63325


The remote Windows host has an application that is affected by a local security bypass vulnerability.


The version of Citrix XenDesktop Virtual Desktop Agent contains a flaw in the server-side USB redirection policy. This could allow an authenticated user to gain access to their USB devices when the server-side policy has been modified to disable USB redirection.


Apply the relevant patch from the vendor's advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 63325

File Name: citrix_xendesktop_virtual_agent_ctx135813.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2012/12/21

Modified: 2013/11/04

Dependencies: 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 3.2

Temporal Score: 2.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:citrix:xendesktop

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/12/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/12/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-6314

BID: 56908

OSVDB: 88369