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vulnerability CVE-2012-6314

Citrix XenDesktop VDA: ignoring access control rules

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can use local USB ports with Virtual Desktop Agent even if they are disabled in the XenDesktop policy.
Impacted products: XenDesktop.
Severity: 2/4.
Creation date: 12/12/2012.
Identifiers: BID-56908, CERTA-2012-AVI-732, CTX135813, CVE-2012-6314, VIGILANCE-VUL-12230.

Description of the vulnerability

The product Virtual Desktop Agent allows to make local USB ports usable by a remote virtual machine manages by XenDesktop.

XenDesktop allows to forbid this redirection. However, Virtual Desktop Agent does not take into account this change.

An attacker can therefore use local USB ports with Virtual Desktop Agent even if they are disabled in the XenDesktop policy.
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