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Palo Alto Networks PAN-SA-2016-0012 (CVE-2016-1712): Local privilege escalation

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Palo Alto Networks PAN-SA-2016-0012 (CVE-2016-1712): Local privilege escalation

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
07/13/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/11/2016
Modified
06/17/2020

Description

Palo Alto Networks PAN-OS before 5.0.19, 5.1.x before 5.1.12, 6.0.x before 6.0.14, 6.1.x before 6.1.12, and 7.0.x before 7.0.8 might allow local users to gain privileges by leveraging improper sanitization of the root_reboot local invocation.

Solution(s)

  • palo-alto-networks-pan-os-upgrade-5-0
  • palo-alto-networks-pan-os-upgrade-5-1
  • palo-alto-networks-pan-os-upgrade-6-0
  • palo-alto-networks-pan-os-upgrade-6-1
  • palo-alto-networks-pan-os-upgrade-7-0

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