CVE-2020-2029 PAN-OS: OS command injection vulnerability in management interface certificate generator
An OS Command Injection vulnerability in the PAN-OS web management interface allows authenticated administrators to execute arbitrary OS commands with root privileges by sending a malicious request to generate new certificates for use in the PAN-OS configuration.
This issue affects:
All versions of PAN-OS 8.0;
PAN-OS 7.1 versions earlier than PAN-OS 7.1.26;
PAN-OS 8.1 versions earlier than PAN-OS 8.1.13.
|PAN-OS 9.1||None||>= 9.1.0|
|PAN-OS 9.0||None||>= 9.0.0|
|PAN-OS 8.1||< 8.1.13||>= 8.1.13|
|PAN-OS 7.1||< 7.1.26||>= 7.1.26|
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 7.1.26, PAN-OS 8.1.13, and all later PAN-OS versions.
PAN-OS 8.0 is 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 we are considering updates only for critical security vulnerability fixes.
Workarounds and Mitigations
This issue affects the management interface of PAN-OS and you can mitigate the impact of this issue 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/best-practices.