Citrix Gateway and Citrix ADC Authentication Bypass Vulnerability (CVE-2022-27510) Alert

Citrix Gateway and Citrix ADC Authentication Bypass Vulnerability (CVE-2022-27510) Alert

novembro 13, 2022 | Jie Ji


Recently, NSFOCUS CERT detected that Citrix released a security notice, fixing an authentication bypass vulnerability (CVE-2022-27510). When Citrix Gateway is running with Citrix ADC as a gateway device (either using the SSL VPN feature or deployed as an ICA proxy with authentication enabled), an unauthenticated remote attacker can send malicious packets to the target device, resulting in authentication bypass access to background services. The CVSS score is 9.8, relevant users are requested to take protective measures.

Citrix Gateway, the best secure remote access solution for Citrix Workspace, offers countless unique integrations that enhance security and user experience. Citrix ADC is the most comprehensive function and load balancing solution for virtualized advanced Web and application, and remote access services.

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Scope of Impact

Affected version

  • Citrix ADC and Citrix Gateway 13.1 < 13.1-33.47
  • Citrix ADC and Citrix Gateway 13.0 < 13.0-88.12
  • Citrix ADC and Citrix Gateway 12.1 <
  • Citrix ADC 12.1-FIPS < 12.1-55.289
  • Citrix ADC 12.1-NDcPP < 12.1-55.289

Unaffected version

  • Citrix ADC/Citrix Gateway 13.1 >= 13.1-33.47
  • Citrix ADC/Citrix Gateway 13.0 >= 13.0-88.12
  • Citrix ADC/Citrix Gateway 12.1 >=
  • Citrix ADC 12.1-FIPS >= 12.1-55.289
  • Citrix ADC 12.1-NDcPP >= 12.1-55.289

Vulnerability Mitigation

The official security version has been released to fix this vulnerability. It is recommended that affected users upgrade their protection in time:


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