Vulnerability identifier: #VU60483
Vulnerability risk: Low
Exploitation vector: Local
Vendor: Palo Alto Networks, Inc.
The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.
The vulnerability exists due to improper handling of exceptional conditions within the Connect Before Logon feature. A local user can under certain circumstances execute arbitrary code with SYSTEM privileges when authenticating with Connect Before Logon.
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Vulnerable software versions
GlobalProtect Agent: 5.2.0 - 5.2.8
Fixed software versions
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?