Information disclosure in Palo Alto Global Protect Agent

Published: 2020-04-09
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-1987
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
GlobalProtect Agent
Client/Desktop applications / Antivirus software/Personal firewalls

Vendor Palo Alto Networks, Inc.

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Information disclosure

EUVDB-ID: #VU26738

Risk: Low


CVE-ID: CVE-2020-1987

CWE-ID: CWE-200 - Information Exposure

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a local user to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to information disclosure in the logging component. A local user can read VPN cookie information when the troubleshooting logging level is set to "Dump".


Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

GlobalProtect Agent: before 5.0.9

before 5.0.9, 5.1.1
CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?