Palo Alto Networks Security Advisories / CVE-2020-1977

CVE-2020-1977 Expedition Migration Tool: Insufficient Cross Site Request Forgery protection.

Severity 7.5 · HIGH
Attack Vector NETWORK
Attack Complexity HIGH
Privileges Required NONE
User Interaction REQUIRED
Confidentiality Impact HIGH
Integrity Impact HIGH
Availability Impact HIGH


Insufficient Cross-Site Request Forgery (XSRF) protection on Expedition Migration Tool allows remote unauthenticated attackers to hijack the authentication of administrators and to perform actions on the Expedition Migration Tool. This issue affects Expedition Migration Tool 1.1.51 and earlier versions.

Product Status

Expedition 1.1<= 1.1.51>= 1.1.52

Severity: HIGH

CVSSv3.1 Base Score: 7.5 (CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Weakness Type

CWE-352 Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF)


This issue is fixed in Expedition Migration Tool 1.1.52 and later versions.

Workarounds and Mitigations

To prevent the chance of malicious websites making forged requests to Expedition Migration Tool, you should access the tool exclusively from a web browser and log out after each use.


Palo Alto Networks thanks Jimi Sebree of Tenable Research for discovering and responsibly reporting this issue.
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