Citrix NetScaler SD-WAN devices through v9. allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary shell commands as root via a CGISESSID cookie. On CloudBridge (the former name of NetScaler SD-WAN) devices, the cookie name was CAKEPHP rather than CGISESSID.
Published 2017-07-20 04:29:00
Updated 2017-09-16 01:29:04
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Input validation

CVE-2017-6316 is in the CISA Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog

CISA vulnerability name:
Citrix Multiple Products Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
CISA required action:
Apply updates per vendor instructions.
CISA description:
A vulnerability has been identified in the management interface of Citrix NetScaler SD-WAN Enterprise and Standard Edition and Citrix CloudBridge Virtual WAN Edition that could result in an unauthenticated, remote attacker being able to execute arbitrary code as a root user. This vulnerability also
Added on 2022-03-25 Action due date 2022-04-15

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2017-6316

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 99 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2017-6316

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen

CWE ids for CVE-2017-6316

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
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References for CVE-2017-6316

Products affected by CVE-2017-6316

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