A denial-of-service (DoS) vulnerability in Palo Alto Networks GlobalProtect software running on Mac OS allows authenticated local users to cause the Mac OS kernel to hang or crash. This issue affects GlobalProtect 5.0.5 and earlier versions of GlobalProtect 5.0 on Mac OS.
Published 2020-02-12 23:15:12
Updated 2020-05-04 14:14:08
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Vulnerability category: Input validationDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2020-1976

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.04%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 6 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2020-1976

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
4.9
MEDIUM AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
3.9
6.9
NIST
5.5
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
1.8
3.6
NIST
4.7
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
1.0
3.6
Palo Alto Networks, Inc.

CWE ids for CVE-2020-1976

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
  • The product stores security-critical state information about its users, or the product itself, in a location that is accessible to unauthorized actors.
    Assigned by: psirt@paloaltonetworks.com (Secondary)

References for CVE-2020-1976

Products affected by CVE-2020-1976

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