Vulnerability identifier: #VU60484
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 insecure link following issue. A local user can create a specially crafted symbolic link to a critical file on the system and overwrite it with SYSTEM privileges.
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Vulnerable software versions
GlobalProtect Agent: 5.1.0 - 5.2.4
Fixed software versions
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?