An OS Command Injection vulnerability in the PAN-OS management interface that allows authenticated administrators to execute arbitrary OS commands with root privileges.
This issue impacts:
PAN-OS 8.1 versions earlier than PAN-OS 8.1.16;
PAN-OS 9.0 versions earlier than PAN-OS 9.0.10;
PAN-OS 9.1 versions earlier than PAN-OS 9.1.3.
|PAN-OS 10.0||None||>= 10.0.0|
|PAN-OS 9.1||< 9.1.3||>= 9.1.3|
|PAN-OS 9.0||< 9.0.10||>= 9.0.10|
|PAN-OS 8.1||< 8.1.16||>= 8.1.16|
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)
Palo Alto Networks is not aware of any malicious attempts to exploit this vulnerability.
This issue is fixed in PAN-OS 8.1.16, PAN-OS 9.0.10, PAN-OS 9.1.3, and all later PAN-OS versions.
Until PAN-OS software is upgraded to a fixed version, enabling signatures for Unique Threat ID 59971 on traffic destined for the GlobalProtect portal, gateway, or VPN will block attacks against CVE-2020-2037.
This issue impacts the PAN-OS management web interface but you can mitigate the impact of this issue by following best practices for securing the PAN-OS management web interface. Please review the Best Practices for Securing Administrative Access in the PAN-OS technical documentation, available at https://docs.paloaltonetworks.com/best-practices.