CVE-2016-9111 Detail

Current Description

Incorrect access control mechanisms in Citrix Receiver Desktop Lock 4.5 allow an attacker to bypass the authentication requirement by leveraging physical access to a VDI for temporary disconnection of a LAN cable. NOTE: as of 20161208, the vendor could not reproduce the issue, stating "the researcher was unable to provide us with information that would allow us to confirm the behaviour and, despite extensive investigation on test deployments of supported products, we were unable to reproduce the behaviour as he described. The researcher has also, despite additional requests for information, ceased to respond to us."


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  6.8 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:P/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94229 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037176
https://packetstormsecurity.com/files/139493/Citrix-Receiver-Receiver-Desktop-Lock-4.5-Authentication-Bypass.html Exploit  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://vuldb.com/?id.93250 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/40686/ Exploit  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-284 Improper Access Control cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-254 7PK - Security Features cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-9111
NVD Published Date:
11/07/2016
NVD Last Modified:
09/05/2017
Source:
MITRE