#VU60487 Inclusion of Sensitive Information in Log Files in GlobalProtect Agent


Published: 2022-02-09

Vulnerability identifier: #VU60487

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-0021

CWE-ID: CWE-532

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 gain access to sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to software stores cleartext credentials of the connecting GlobalProtect user when authenticating using Connect Before Logon feature. A local user can read the log files and gain access to sensitive data.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

GlobalProtect Agent: 5.2.0 - 5.2.8


CPE

External links
http://security.paloaltonetworks.com/CVE-2022-0021


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