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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Citrix XenApp (MetaFrame Presentation Server) Vendors:   Citrix
Citrix XenApp Memory Permission Weakness Lets Users Bypass Security Mitigations
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1036539
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1036539
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-6493   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 4 2016
Impact:   Not specified
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 6.x, 7.x
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Citrix XenApp. A remote or local user may be able to bypass security mitigations on the target system.

A user can exploit a memory permission weakness to reduce the effectiveness of security mitigation mechanisms on the target system.

Citrix XenDesktop is also affected.

Udi Yavo, CTO, enSilo, reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A user can reduce the effectiveness of security mitigation mechanisms on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (6.5 HRP07, 7.9).

The vendor advisory is available at:

http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX215460

Vendor URL:  support.citrix.com/article/CTX215460 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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