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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
CVE-2013-6077 - Vulnerability in XenDesktop 7.0 Upgrade
Could Result in Policy Bypass
2 December 2022
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: XenDesktop 7
Operating System: Windows
UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
CVE Names: CVE-2013-6077
Comment: CVSS (Max): None available when published
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CVE-2013-6077 - Vulnerability in XenDesktop 7.0 Upgrade Could Result in Policy Bypass
Category : Medium
Created : 22 October 2013
Modified : 15 August 2019
o XenDesktop 7
Description of Problem
A vulnerability has been identified in Citrix XenDesktop 7.0 that could prevent
policy rules from being correctly applied following an upgrade from earlier
versions of Citrix XenDesktop.
This vulnerability affects deployments of Citrix XenDesktop that have been
upgraded from version 5.6 or earlier to version 7.0. Customers upgrading from
Citrix XenDesktop version 5.6 or earlier directly to Citrix XenDesktop version
7.1 are not affected by this vulnerability.
This vulnerability has been assigned the following CVE number:
o CVE-2013-6077: Failure to correctly apply policy rule permissions
following upgrade of Citrix XenDesktop from version 5.x to version 7.0.
What Customers Should Do
Customers that have upgraded from Citrix XenDesktop version 5.6 or earlier to
Citrix XenDesktop version 7.0 are advised to verify that that their policy
rules have the correct permissions. Further information on how to verify and
reset policy rule permissions can be found in the Citrix Knowledge Center and
the location below:
CTX139335 - How to Use PowerShell to Reset BrokerAccessPolicyRule Settings for
Customers currently planning upgrades from Citrix XenDesktop 5.6 or earlier may
wish to consider upgrading to version 7.1 directly.
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