Palo Alto Networks PAN-OS 8.1.x < 8.1.20 / 9.0.x < 9.0.14 / 9.1.x < 9.1.11 / 10.0.x < 10.0.7 / 10.1.x < 10.1.2 Vulnerability

medium Nessus Plugin ID 153140

Synopsis

The remote PAN-OS host is affected by a vulnerability

Description

The version of Palo Alto Networks PAN-OS running on the remote host is 8.1.x prior to 8.1.20 or 9.0.x prior to 9.0.14 or 9.1.x prior to 9.1.11 or 10.0.x prior to 10.0.7 or 10.1.x prior to 10.1.2. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability.

- A time-of-check to time-of-use (TOCTOU) race condition vulnerability in the Palo Alto Networks PAN-OS web interface enables an authenticated administrator with permission to upload plugins to execute arbitrary code with root user privileges. (CVE-2021-3054)

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 8.1.20 / 9.0.14 / 9.1.11 / 10.0.7 / 10.1.2 or later

See Also

https://security.paloaltonetworks.com/CVE-2021-3054

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/367.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 153140

File Name: palo_alto_CVE-2021-3054.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: combined

Published: 9/8/2021

Updated: 1/26/2022

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.5

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-3054

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.6

Temporal Score: 5.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:H/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: 9/8/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/8/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-3054

IAVA: 2021-A-0406-S

CWE: 367