CVE-2020-2006 PAN-OS: Buffer overflow in management server payload parser
A stack-based buffer overflow vulnerability in the management server component of PAN-OS that allows an authenticated user to potentially execute arbitrary code with root privileges.
This issue affects:
All versions of PAN-OS 7.1 and 8.0;
PAN-OS 8.1 versions earlier than 8.1.14.
|PAN-OS 8.1||< 8.1.14||>= 8.1.14|
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 8.1.14 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.