PAN-SA-2014-0006 Privilege escalation in GlobalProtect App for Mac OS X
A path injection vulnerability affecting the GlobalProtect App for Mac OS X 2.1.0 and earlier could allow a local attacker to gain elevated privileges on a targeted system.
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability results in a lower privileged user obtaining elevated privileges. A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code in the security context of the local system.
This issue affects GlobalProtect app version 2.1.0 and earlier for Mac OS X.
|GlobalProtect App 2.1||<= 2.1.0 on Mac OS X||>= 2.1.1 on Mac OS X|
CVSSv3.1 Base Score: 7.3 (CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
GlobalProtect 2.1.1 for Mac OS X addresses the issue described in this advisory.
Workarounds and Mitigations