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Vulnerability of Palo Alto PAN-OS: privilege escalation via Management API username/password

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can bypass restrictions via Management API username/password of Palo Alto PAN-OS, in order to escalate his privileges.
Severity of this weakness: 2/4.
Creation date: 16/07/2019.
Références of this bulletin: CERTFR-2019-AVI-335, CVE-2019-1575, PAN-SA-2019-0019, VIGILANCE-VUL-29784.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can bypass restrictions via Management API username/password of Palo Alto PAN-OS, in order to escalate his privileges.
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This cybersecurity weakness impacts software or systems such as Palo Alto Firewall PA***, PAN-OS.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this security vulnerability is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user account.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this vulnerability bulletin.

Solutions for this threat

Palo Alto PAN-OS: fixed versions for Management API username/password.
Fixed versions are indicated in information sources.
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