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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Citrix XenDesktop Vendors:   Citrix
Citrix XenDesktop Lets Remote Authenticated Users Bypass USB Redirection Policies
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1027869
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2012-6314   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 12 2012
Impact:   Modification of system information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 5 - 5.6
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Citrix XenDesktop. A remote authenticated user can bypass USB redirection policies.

A remote authenticated user can exploit a flaw in the XenDesktop Virtual Desktop Agent (VDA) USB redirection implementation to prevent server-side policy controlling USB redirection from being propagated to the VDA. The remote authenticated user can gain bypass policy and access their USB devices.

Impact:   A remote authenticated user can bypass USB redirection policies.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (5.6.200).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Windows (2003)

Message History:   None.

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