Executive Summary

Name CVE-2020-8240 First vendor Publication 2020-10-28
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2020-11-03

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Overall CVSS Score 7.8
Base Score 7.8 Environmental Score 7.8
impact SubScore 5.9 Temporal Score 7.8
Exploitabality Sub Score 1.8
Attack Vector Local Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High Availability Impact High
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 6.9 Attack Range Local
Cvss Impact Score 10 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 3.4 Authentication None Required
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A vulnerability in the Pulse Secure Desktop Client < 9.1R9 allows a restricted user on an endpoint machine can use system-level privileges if the Embedded Browser is configured with Credential Provider. This vulnerability only affects Windows PDC if the Embedded Browser is configured with the Credential Provider.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2020-8240

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 127

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
MISC https://kb.pulsesecure.net/articles/Pulse_Security_Advisories/SA44601

Alert History

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Date Informations
2021-05-04 14:05:53
  • Multiple Updates
2021-04-22 03:11:18
  • Multiple Updates
2020-11-03 21:23:40
  • Multiple Updates
2020-10-28 21:23:37
  • Multiple Updates
2020-10-28 17:23:05
  • First insertion