A stack-based buffer overflow vulnerability in the management server component of PAN-OS allows an authenticated user to upload a corrupted PAN-OS configuration and potentially execute code with root privileges. This issue affects Palo Alto Networks PAN-OS 8.1 versions before 8.1.13; 9.0 versions before 9.0.7. This issue does not affect PAN-OS 7.1.
Published 2020-04-08 19:15:14
Updated 2020-04-09 19:00:37
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Vulnerability category: OverflowMemory CorruptionExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2020-1990

0.09%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 35 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2020-1990

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
9.0
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C
8.0
10.0
NIST
7.2
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.2
5.9
NIST
7.2
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.2
5.9
Palo Alto Networks, Inc.

CWE ids for CVE-2020-1990

  • A stack-based buffer overflow condition is a condition where the buffer being overwritten is allocated on the stack (i.e., is a local variable or, rarely, a parameter to a function).
    Assigned by: psirt@paloaltonetworks.com (Secondary)
  • The product writes data past the end, or before the beginning, of the intended buffer.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2020-1990

Products affected by CVE-2020-1990

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