Palo Alto Networks PAN-OS 7.1.x < 7.1.26 / 8.0.x < 8.1.13 / 8.1.x < 8.1.13 / 9.0.x < 9.0.7 / 9.1.x < 9.1.1 Vulnerability

high Nessus Plugin ID 136815

Synopsis

The remote PAN-OS host is affected by vulnerability

Description

The version of Palo Alto Networks PAN-OS running on the remote host is 7.1.x prior to 7.1.26 or 8.0.x prior to 8.1.13 or 8.1.x prior to 8.1.13 or 9.0.x prior to 9.0.7 or 9.1.x prior to 9.1.1. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability.

- A buffer overflow vulnerability in the PAN-OS management server allows authenticated users to crash system processes or potentially execute arbitrary code with root privileges. This issue affects: PAN-OS 7.1 versions earlier than 7.1.26; PAN-OS 8.0 versions earlier than 8.0.21; PAN-OS 8.1 versions earlier than 8.1.13; PAN-OS 9.0 versions earlier than 9.0.7; PAN-OS 9.1 versions earlier than 9.1.1. (CVE-2020-2015)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Upgrade to PAN-OS 7.1.26 / 8.1.13 / 8.1.13 / 9.0.7 / 9.1.1 or later

See Also

https://security.paloaltonetworks.com/CVE-2020-2015

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/120.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 136815

File Name: palo_alto_CVE-2020-2015.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: combined

Published: 5/22/2020

Updated: 10/13/2020

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9

Temporal Score: 6.7

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-2015

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:paloaltonetworks:pan-os

Required KB Items: Host/Palo_Alto/Firewall/Version, Host/Palo_Alto/Firewall/Full_Version, Host/Palo_Alto/Firewall/Source

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/13/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/13/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-2015

IAVA: 2020-A-0222-S

CWE: 120