Vulnerability identifier: #VU28957
Vulnerability risk: Low
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
Vendor: Palo Alto Networks, Inc.
The vulnerability allows a remote administrator to escalate privileges on the system.
The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation in PAN-OS management server when uploading a new certificate in FIPS-CC mode. A remote authenticated administrator can pass specially crafted data to the application and execute arbitrary OS commands on the target system with root privileges.
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Vulnerable software versions
Palo Alto PAN-OS: 9.0.0 - 9.0.6, 8.0 - 8.0.21, 8.1 - 8.1.12, 7.1 - 7.1.26
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated privileged user via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.