#VU28965 Time-of-check Time-of-use (TOCTOU) Race Condition in GlobalProtect Agent


Published: 2020-06-11 | Updated: 2020-06-11

Vulnerability identifier: #VU28965

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-2032

CWE-ID: CWE-367

Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
GlobalProtect Agent
Client/Desktop applications / Antivirus software/Personal firewalls

Vendor: Palo Alto Networks, Inc.

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to a Time-of-check Time-of-use (TOCTOU) issue during upgrade. An local user can execute arbitrary programs with SYSTEM privileges.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

GlobalProtect Agent: 5.0.0 - 5.1.3


CPE

External links
http://security.paloaltonetworks.com/CVE-2020-2032


Q & A

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