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CVE-2020-11581 Detail

Current Description

An issue was discovered in Pulse Secure Pulse Connect Secure (PCS) through 2020-04-06. The applet in tncc.jar, executed on macOS, Linux, and Solaris clients when a Host Checker policy is enforced, allows a man-in-the-middle attacker to perform OS command injection attacks (against a client) via shell metacharacters to the doCustomRemediateInstructions method, because Runtime.getRuntime().exec() is used.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 8.1 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://git.lsd.cat/g/pulse-host-checker-rce Exploit Third Party Advisory
https://kb.pulsesecure.net/articles/Pulse_Security_Advisories/SA44426

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-78 Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an OS Command ('OS Command Injection') NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:pulsesecure:pulse_connect_secure:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
2020-04-06
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:oracle:solaris:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2020-11581
NVD Published Date:
04/06/2020
NVD Last Modified:
04/08/2020