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Category:   Device (Encryption/VPN)  >   Pulse Connect Secure (formerly Juniper Pulse Secure) Vendors:   Pulse Secure
Pulse Secure Desktop Unspecified Bug Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1036474
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-2408   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 28 2016
Impact:   Root access via local system, User access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Pulse Secure Desktop clients running on Windows. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

A local user can exploit an unspecified flaw to gain administrative privileges on the target system.

The following components are affected:

Pulse Secure (Windows) Desktop client
Pulse Secure Installer Service (Windows) client
Pulse Secure (Windows) Collaboration client
Odyssey Access Client (Windows)

Zhipeng Huo of Tencent's Xuanwu Lab reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (5.0r15.1, 5.1r9.1, 5.2r4.1).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified

Message History:   None.

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