Improper access control in PAN-OS GlobalProtect



Published: 2021-11-11
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2021-3062
CWE-ID CWE-284
Exploitation vector Network
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 Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) Improper access control

EUVDB-ID: #VU58112

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-3062

CWE-ID: CWE-284 - Improper Access Control

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote user to gain unauthorized access to otherwise restricted functionality.

The vulnerability exists due to improper access restrictions. A remote user with access to GlobalProtect portals and gateways can connect to the EC2 instance metadata endpoint for VM-Series firewalls hosted on Amazon AWS.

Note, the vulnerability affects PAN-OS deployment on VM-Series.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Palo Alto PAN-OS: 10.0.0 - 10.0.7, 9.1 - 9.1.10, 9.0 - 9.0.13, 8.1 - 8.1.19


CPE2.3 External links

http://security.paloaltonetworks.com/CVE-2021-3062

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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