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Vulnerability of PAN-OS on PA-7000: privilege escalation via LFC / SMC

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via LFC / SMC of PAN-OS on PA-7000, in order to escalate his privileges.
Vulnerable software: Palo Alto Firewall PA***, PAN-OS.
Severity of this announce: 3/4.
Creation date: 20/12/2019.
Références of this computer vulnerability: CERTFR-2019-AVI-648, CVE-2019-17440, PAN-SA-2019-0040, VIGILANCE-VUL-31213.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via LFC / SMC of PAN-OS on PA-7000, in order to escalate his privileges.
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This vulnerability note impacts software or systems such as Palo Alto Firewall PA***, PAN-OS.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this cybersecurity vulnerability is important.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of intranet client.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer threat note.

Solutions for this threat 

PAN-OS on PA-7000: version 9.0.5-h3.
The version 9.0.5-h3 is fixed:
  https://www.paloaltonetworks.com/
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