CVE-2021-3057

Published on: 10/13/2021 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 10/20/2021 07:27:00 PM UTC

CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Certain versions of Globalprotect from Paloaltonetworks contain the following vulnerability:

A stack-based buffer overflow vulnerability exists in the Palo Alto Networks GlobalProtect app that enables a man-in-the-middle attacker to disrupt system processes and potentially execute arbitrary code with SYSTEM privileges. This issue impacts: GlobalProtect app 5.1 versions earlier than GlobalProtect app 5.1.9 on Windows; GlobalProtect app 5.2 versions earlier than GlobalProtect app 5.2.8 on Windows; GlobalProtect app 5.2 versions earlier than GlobalProtect app 5.2.8 on the Universal Windows Platform; GlobalProtect app 5.3 versions earlier than GlobalProtect app 5.3.1 on Linux.

  • CVE-2021-3057 has been assigned by URL Logo [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as HIGH severity.
  • Palo Alto Networks is not aware of any malicious exploitation of this issue.
Vulnerability Patch/Work Around
  • There are no known workarounds for this issue.

CVSS3 Score: 8.1 - HIGH

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
NETWORK HIGH NONE NONE
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED HIGH HIGH HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 9.3 - HIGH

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
NETWORK MEDIUM NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
COMPLETE COMPLETE COMPLETE

CVE References

Description Tags Link
CVE-2021-3057 GlobalProtect App: Buffer Overflow Vulnerability When Connecting to Portal or Gateway security.paloaltonetworks.com
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URL Logo MISC security.paloaltonetworks.com/CVE-2021-3057

Related QID Numbers

  • 375961 Palo Alto Networks GlobalProtect App Portal gateway Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (GPC-13039)

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
ApplicationPaloaltonetworksGlobalprotectAllAllAllAll
ApplicationPaloaltonetworksGlobalprotectAllAllAllAll
ApplicationPaloaltonetworksGlobalprotectAllAllAllAll
ApplicationPaloaltonetworksGlobalprotectAllAllAllAll
ApplicationPaloaltonetworksGlobalprotect5.0AllAllAll
ApplicationPaloaltonetworksGlobalprotectAllAllAllAll
ApplicationPaloaltonetworksGlobalprotectAllAllAllAll
ApplicationPaloaltonetworksGlobalprotectAllAllAllAll
ApplicationPaloaltonetworksGlobalprotectAllAllAllAll
ApplicationPaloaltonetworksGlobalprotectAllAllAllAll
ApplicationPaloaltonetworksGlobalprotectAllAllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:a:paloaltonetworks:globalprotect:*:*:*:*:*:linux:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:paloaltonetworks:globalprotect:*:*:*:*:*:macos:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:paloaltonetworks:globalprotect:*:*:*:*:*:universal_windows_platform:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:paloaltonetworks:globalprotect:*:*:*:*:*:windows:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:paloaltonetworks:globalprotect:5.0:*:*:*:*:universal_windows_platform:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:paloaltonetworks:globalprotect:*:*:*:*:*:windows:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:paloaltonetworks:globalprotect:*:*:*:*:*:linux:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:paloaltonetworks:globalprotect:*:*:*:*:*:macos:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:paloaltonetworks:globalprotect:*:*:*:*:*:linux:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:paloaltonetworks:globalprotect:*:*:*:*:*:universal_windows_platform:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:paloaltonetworks:globalprotect:*:*:*:*:*:macos:*:*:

Discovery Credit

Palo Alto Networks thanks Tomas Rzepka of F-Secure for discovering and reporting this issue.

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