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Vulnerability of Pulse Secure Desktop Client: privilege escalation via Insecure ACLs

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via Insecure ACLs of Pulse Secure Desktop Client, in order to escalate his privileges.
Vulnerable software: Pulse Connect Secure, Pulse Secure Client.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Creation date: 30/11/2018.
Références of this computer vulnerability: CVE-2018-11002, SA44073-2019-03, VIGILANCE-VUL-27925.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via Insecure ACLs of Pulse Secure Desktop Client, in order to escalate his privileges.
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This threat impacts software or systems such as Pulse Connect Secure, Pulse Secure Client.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer threat is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user shell.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this cybersecurity bulletin.

Solutions for this threat 

Pulse Secure Desktop Client: version 9.0.
The version 9.0 is fixed:
  https://www.pulsesecure.net/products/pulse-secure-client/

Pulse Connect Secure, Pulse Secure Desktop: fixed versions for Multiple Vulnerabilities.
Fixed versions are indicated in information sources.
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