An OS command injection and memory corruption vulnerability in the PAN-OS management web interface that allows authenticated administrators to disrupt system processes and potentially execute arbitrary code and 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 9.1.4; PAN-OS 10.0 versions earlier than PAN-OS 10.0.1.
Published 2020-11-12 00:15:10
Updated 2020-11-16 21:29:06
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Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionInput validationExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2020-2000

0.22%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 59 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2020-2000

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-2020-2000

  • 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: psirt@paloaltonetworks.com (Secondary)
  • The product constructs all or part of an OS command using externally-influenced input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special elements that could modify the intended OS command when it is sent to a downstream component.
    Assigned by:
    • nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
    • psirt@paloaltonetworks.com (Secondary)
  • 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)

References for CVE-2020-2000

Products affected by CVE-2020-2000

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