Palo Alto Networks Security Advisories / CVE-2019-8912

CVE-2019-8912 Privilege Escalation in PAN-OS

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Severity 7.8 · HIGH
Attack Vector LOCAL
Attack Complexity LOW
Privileges Required LOW
User Interaction NONE
Scope UNCHANGED
Confidentiality Impact HIGH
Integrity Impact HIGH
Availability Impact HIGH

Description

Palo Alto Networks is aware of a use-after-free (UAF) vulnerability in the Linux kernel's sockfs_setattr. (Ref: PAN-113631/ CVE-2019-8912)

Successful exploitation of this issue may allow an unprivileged local user to escalate their privileges on the system.

This issue affects PAN-OS 7.1.23 and earlier, PAN-OS 8.0.17 and earlier, PAN-OS 8.1.8 and earlier, and PAN-OS 9.0.2 and earlier.

Product Status

VersionsAffectedUnaffected
PAN-OS 9.0<= 9.0.2>= 9.0.3
PAN-OS 8.1<= 8.1.8>= 8.1.9
PAN-OS 8.0<= 8.0.17>= 8.0.18
PAN-OS 7.1<= 7.1.23>= 7.1.24

Severity: HIGH

CVSSv3.1 Base Score: 7.8 (CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Weakness Type

CWE-416 Use After Free

Solution

PAN-OS 7.1.24 and later, PAN-OS 8.0.18 and later, PAN-OS 8.1.9 and later, and PAN-OS 9.0.3 and later.

Workarounds and Mitigations

N/A

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