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Citrix XenServer 7: privilege escalation via Active Directory
Synthesis of the vulnerability
An attacker with an account on the Active Directory can log in Citrix XenServer 7, in order to compromise the system.
Impacted systems: XenServer.
Severity of this alert: 2/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: administrator access/rights, privileged access/rights.
Pirate's origin: user account.
Creation date: 10/06/2016.
Références of this alert: CERTFR-2016-AVI-197, CTX213549, CVE-2016-5302, VIGILANCE-VUL-19859.
Description of the vulnerability
The Citrix XenServer 7 product can be installed with the Active Directory authentication still enabled.
However, after this installation, every AD user can authenticate on XenServer.
An attacker with an account on the Active Directory can therefore log in Citrix XenServer 7, in order to compromise the system.
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