Information disclosure in Palo Alto PAN-OS



Published: 2020-11-12
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2020-2048
CWE ID CWE-532
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Palo Alto PAN-OS
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor Palo Alto Networks, Inc.

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.

1) Inclusion of Sensitive Information in Log Files

Risk: Low

CVSSv3: 4.8 [CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-2048

CWE-ID: CWE-532 - Information Exposure Through Log Files

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists where the password for the configured system proxy server for a PAN-OS appliance may be displayed in cleartext when using the CLI in Palo Alto Networks PAN-OS software. A local user can read the log files and gain access to sensitive data.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Palo Alto PAN-OS: 8.1, 8.1.0, 8.1.1, 8.1.2, 8.1.3, 8.1.4, 8.1.4-h2, 8.1.5, 8.1.6, 8.1.6-h2, 8.1.7, 8.1.8, 8.1.8-h4, 8.1.8-h5, 8.1.9, 8.1.9-h4, 8.1.10, 8.1.11, 8.1.12, 8.1.13, 8.1.14, 8.1.15, 8.1.16, 9.0, 9.0.0, 9.0.1, 9.0.2, 9.0.2-h4, 9.0.3, 9.0.3-h2, 9.0.3-h3, 9.0.4, 9.0.5, 9.0.5-h3, 9.0.6, 9.0.7, 9.0.8, 9.0.9, 9.0.10, 9.1, 9.1.0, 9.1.1, 9.2.0

CPE External links

https://security.paloaltonetworks.com/CVE-2020-2048

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



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