Palo Alto Networks Security Advisories / CVE-2020-1997

CVE-2020-1997 PAN-OS: GlobalProtect registration open redirect

Severity 5.3 · MEDIUM
Attack Vector NETWORK
Attack Complexity LOW
Confidentiality Impact LOW
Privileges Required NONE
Integrity Impact NONE
User Interaction NONE
Availability Impact NONE


An open redirection vulnerability in the GlobalProtect component of Palo Alto Networks PAN-OS allows an attacker to specify an arbitrary redirection target away from the trusted GlobalProtect gateway. If the user then successfully authenticates it will cause them to access an unexpected and potentially malicious website.

This issue affects:

PAN-OS 7.1 versions earlier than 7.1.26;

PAN-OS 8.0 versions earlier than 8.0.14.

Product Status

PAN-OS 9.1None>= 9.1.0
PAN-OS 9.0None>= 9.0.0
PAN-OS 8.1None>= 8.1.0
PAN-OS 8.0< 8.0.14>= 8.0.14
PAN-OS 7.1< 7.1.26>= 7.1.26


CVSSv3.1 Base Score:5.3 (CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Weakness Type

CWE-601 URL Redirection to Untrusted Site ('Open Redirect')


This issue is fixed in PAN-OS 7.1.26, PAN-OS 8.0.14, and all later PAN-OS versions.


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