CVE-2020-2003 PAN-OS: Authenticated administrator can delete arbitrary system file
An external control of filename vulnerability in the command processing of PAN-OS allows an authenticated administrator to delete arbitrary system files affecting the integrity of the system or causing denial of service to all PAN-OS services.
This issue affects:
All versions of PAN-OS 7.1 and 8.0;
PAN-OS 8.1 versions before 8.1.14;
PAN-OS 9.0 versions before 9.0.7;
PAN-OS 9.1 versions before 9.1.1.
|PAN-OS 9.1||< 9.1.1||>= 9.1.1|
|PAN-OS 9.0||< 9.0.7||>= 9.0.7|
|PAN-OS 8.1||< 8.1.14||>= 8.1.14|
CVSSv3.1 Base Score:6.5 (CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:H)
This issue is fixed in PAN-OS 8.1.14, PAN-OS 9.0.7, PAN-OS 9.1.1, and all later PAN-OS versions.
PAN-OS 8.0 is now end-of-life as of October 31, 2019, and is no longer covered by our Product Security Assurance policies.
PAN-OS 7.1 is on extended support until June 30, 2020, and is only being considered for critical security vulnerability fixes.
Workarounds and Mitigations
This issue affects the management interface of PAN-OS and is strongly mitigated by following best practices for securing the PAN-OS management interface. Please review the Best Practices for Securing Administrative Access in the PAN-OS technical documentation, available at: https://docs.paloaltonetworks.com