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Published on June 29th, 2019 📆 | 7613 Views ⚑


Pulse Secure Pulse Connect Secure up to 8.3R2 rd.cgi Header cross site scripting

CVSS Meta Temp Score Current Exploit Price (≈)
3.4 $0-$5k

A vulnerability has been found in Pulse Secure Pulse Connect Secure up to 8.3R2 and classified as problematic. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown functionality of the file rd.cgi. The manipulation as part of a Header leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-80. As an impact it is known to affect integrity. An attacker might be able to inject arbitrary html and script code into the web site. This would alter the appearance and would make it possible to initiate further attacks against site visitors.

The bug was discovered 03/15/2019. The weakness was disclosed 06/28/2019. It is possible to read the advisory at kb.pulsesecure.net. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2018-20808 since 03/15/2019. The attack can be launched remotely. Technical details of the vulnerability are known, but there is no available exploit.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 105 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

Upgrading to version 8.3R3 eliminates this vulnerability.

The entry 137048 is pretty similar.



VulDB Meta Base Score: 3.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 3.4

VulDB Base Score: 3.5
VulDB Temp Score: 3.4
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Class: Cross site scripting (CWE-80)
Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Upgrade: Pulse Connect Secure 8.3R3

03/15/2019 Vulnerability found
03/15/2019 +0 days CVE assigned
06/28/2019 +105 days Advisory disclosed
06/28/2019 +0 days VulDB entry created
06/28/2019 +0 days VulDB last updateAdvisory: kb.pulsesecure.net

CVE: CVE-2018-20808 (🔒)
OSVDB: – Pulse Secure Pulse Connect Secure cross-site scripting

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Created: 06/28/2019 11:47 PM
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