Recently, NSFOCUS CERT detected a sensitive information disclosure vulnerability in Citrix NetScaler ADC and Gateway (CVE-2023-4966). When the device is configured as a gateway (VPN virtual server, ICA proxy, CVPN, RDP proxy) or AAA virtual server, unauthorized remote attackers can exploit this vulnerability to access sensitive information and cause information leakage. The CVSS score is 9.4, and the details of this vulnerability and PoC have been made public, and there are exploits in wild. Affected users should take protective measures.
Scope of Impact
- NetScaler ADC and NetScaler Gateway 14.1<14.1-8.50
- NetScaler ADC and NetScaler Gateway 13.1<13.1-49.15
- NetScaler ADC and NetScaler Gateway 13.0<13.0-92.19
- NetScaler ADC 13.1-FIPS<13.1-37.164
- NetScaler ADC 12.1-FIPS<12.1-55.300
- NetScaler ADC 12.1-NDcPP<12.1-55.300
Note: NetScaler ADC and NetScaler Gateway version 12.1 are also susceptible, but this version is now no longer supported.
- NetScaler ADC and NetScaler Gateway>=14.1-8.50
- NetScaler ADC and NetScaler Gateway 13.1>=13.1-49.15
- NetScaler ADC and NetScaler Gateway 13.0>=13.0-92.19
- NetScaler ADC 13.1-FIPS>=13.1-37.164
- NetScaler ADC 12.1-FIPS>=12.1-55.300
- NetScaler ADC 12.1-NDcPP>=12.1-55.300
Currently, the official security version has been released to fix this vulnerability. It is recommended that affected users upgrade their protection setting in a timely manner:
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