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Vulnerability of Palo Alto GlobalProtect Agent: privilege escalation via Image Path

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via Image Path of Palo Alto GlobalProtect Agent, in order to escalate his privileges.
Vulnerable software: Palo Alto Firewall PA***, PAN-OS.
Severity of this announce: 1/4.
Creation date: 06/12/2017.
Références of this computer vulnerability: PAN-SA-2017-0029, VIGILANCE-VUL-24673.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via Image Path of Palo Alto GlobalProtect Agent, in order to escalate his privileges.
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This computer weakness note impacts software or systems such as Palo Alto Firewall PA***, PAN-OS.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this security bulletin is low.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of privileged shell.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this weakness announce.

Solutions for this threat 

Palo Alto GlobalProtect Agent: version 4.0.3.
The version 4.0.3 is fixed:
  https://www.paloaltonetworks.com/
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