#VU49515 Inclusion of Sensitive Information in Log Files


Published: 2021-01-13 | Updated: 2021-01-13

Vulnerability identifier: #VU49515

Vulnerability 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]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-3032

CWE-ID: CWE-532

Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software: Palo Alto PAN-OS
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor: Palo Alto Networks, Inc.

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to software writes configuration secrets for the “http”, “email”, and “snmptrap” v3 log forwarding server profiles in logrcvr.log system log. 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, 8.1.17, 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, 9.0.11, 9.1, 9.1.0, 9.1.1, 9.1.2, 9.1.3, 9.2.0, 10.0

CPE

External links
https://security.paloaltonetworks.com/CVE-2021-3032


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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