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SA40971 - Pulse One On-Premise Remote Information Disclosure Vulnerability

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Product AffectedPulse One On-Premise (software version 2.0.1649 only)
Pulse One On-Premise software version 2.0.1649 does not properly validate requests which allows remote users to query and obtain sensitive information. This issue is exploitable only for Pulse One On-Premise (runs only on PSA7000 devices). For more information about Pulse One On-Premise, please refer to KB40560 - Pulse One On-Premise Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

PSIRT is not aware of any malicious exploitation of this vulnerability. This issue was found during proactive internal security audits.

This issue was assigned CVE-2017-14935.

All other Pulse Secure products are not vulnerable to this issue:
  • Pulse Connect Secure
  • Pulse Policy Secure
  • All Pulse clients (Network Connect, Pulse Secure Desktop, Secure Application Manager, etc)
  • Pulse Workspace
  • Pulse One cloud solution (hosted by Pulse Secure)
  • Pulse Secure vADC
  • Virtual Appliances (VA-DTE & VA-SPE)
This issue is resolved in Pulse One On-Premise 2.0.1723 and is available to download at Pulse Secure Licensing and Download Center.

If an upgrade is not possible, place the Pulse One On-Premise behind an firewall  and enforce the following traffic policies:

Cluster External IP address & External Ports (node-specific):

  • Allow inbound / outbound TCP port 80 and 443
  • Allow inbound / outbound UDP traffic for configured DNS servers

Optional (if service is configured and traffic is sent through firewall)

  • Allow inbound / outbound traffic TCP 514 to syslog server 
  • ​Allow inbound / outbound traffic TCP / UDP 123 to NTP server
  • Allow inbound / outbound traffic TCP 2049 to NFS server
  • Allow inbound / outbound traffic TCP 25 to SMTP server

Cluster Internal IP address & Internal port (node-specific):

  • Allow only inbound / outbound TCP and UDP traffic for other cluster node

Note: Cluster internal IP and internal port are only used for communication between each node in the cluster (including cluster communication).  All other traffic should not be allowed.
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CVSS Score9.8 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Risk Assessment
Alert TypeSA - Security Advisory
Risk LevelCritical
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