CVE-2020-1990 PAN-OS: Buffer overflow in the management server
A stack-based buffer overflow vulnerability in the management server component of PAN-OS allows an authenticated user to upload a corrupted PAN-OS configuration and potentially execute code with root privileges.
This issue affects Palo Alto Networks PAN-OS 8.1 versions before 8.1.13; 9.0 versions before 9.0.7.
This issue does not affect PAN-OS 7.1.
|PAN-OS 9.0||< 9.0.7||>= 9.0.7|
|PAN-OS 8.1||< 8.1.13||>= 8.1.13|
CVSSv3.1 Base Score:7.2 (CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
This issue is fixed in PAN-OS 8.1.13, PAN-OS 9.0.7 and all later versions.
Workarounds and Mitigations
These issues affect the management interface of PAN-OS and are strongly mitigated by following best practices for securing the PAN-OS management interface. Our best practices guidelines reduce the exposure of the management interface to potential attackers. Please review the Best Practices for Securing Administrative Access in the PAN-OS 9.0 technical documentation, available at: https://docs.paloaltonetworks.com/pan-os/9-0/pan-os-admin/getting-started/best-practices-for-securing-administrative-access.html.