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

high Nessus Plugin ID 136816

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 8.1.13 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. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability.

- Improper restriction of XML external entity reference ('XXE') vulnerability in Palo Alto Networks Panorama management service allows remote unauthenticated attackers with network access to the Panorama management interface to read arbitrary files on the system. This issue affects: All versions of PAN-OS for Panorama 7.1 and 8.0; PAN-OS for Panorama 8.1 versions earlier than 8.1.13; PAN-OS for Panorama 9.0 versions earlier than 9.0.7. (CVE-2020-2012)

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 8.1.13 / 8.1.13 / 8.1.13 / 9.0.7 or later

See Also

https://security.paloaltonetworks.com/CVE-2020-2012

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/611.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 136816

File Name: palo_alto_CVE-2020-2012.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: combined

Published: 5/22/2020

Updated: 10/13/2020

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-2012

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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-2020-2012

IAVA: 2020-A-0222-S

CWE: 611