CVE-2023-0006 GlobalProtect App: Local File Deletion Vulnerability
Attack Vector LOCAL
Attack Complexity HIGH
Confidentiality Impact NONE
Privileges Required LOW
Integrity Impact HIGH
User Interaction NONE
Availability Impact HIGH
A local file deletion vulnerability in the Palo Alto Networks GlobalProtect app on Windows devices enables a user to delete system files from the endpoint with elevated privileges through a race condition.
|GlobalProtect App 6.1||< 6.1.1 on Windows||>= 6.1.1 on Windows|
|GlobalProtect App 6.0||< 6.0.4 on Windows||>= 6.0.4 on Windows|
|GlobalProtect App 5.2||< 5.2.13 on Windows||>= 5.2.13 on Windows|
CVSSv3.1 Base Score:6.3 (CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:H)
Palo Alto Networks is not aware of any malicious exploitation of this issue.
CWE-367 Time-of-check Time-of-use (TOCTOU) Race Condition
This issue is fixed in GlobalProtect app 5.2.13, GlobalProtect app 6.0.4, GlobalProtect app 6.1.1, and all later GlobalProtect app versions on Windows devices.
Palo Alto Networks thanks Marcin Gebarowski for discovering and reporting this issue.