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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
PAN-OS: Management server rasmgr denial of service
14 May 2020
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Publisher: Palo Alto
Operating System: Network Appliance
Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2020-1995
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Palo Alto Networks Security Advisories / CVE-2020-1995
CVE-2020-1995 PAN-OS: Management server rasmgr denial of service
Severity 4.9 . MEDIUM
Attack Vector NETWORK
Attack Complexity LOW
Privileges Required HIGH
User Interaction NONE
Confidentiality Impact NONE
Integrity Impact NONE
Availability Impact HIGH
A NULL pointer dereference vulnerability in Palo Alto Networks PAN-OS allows an
authenticated administrator to send a request that causes the rasmgr daemon to
crash. Repeated attempts to send this request result in denial of service to
all PAN-OS services by restarting the device and putting it into maintenance
This issue affects:
PAN-OS 9.1 versions earlier than 9.1.2.
Versions Affected Unaffected
9.1 < 9.1.2 >= 9.1.2
CVSSv3.1 Base Score: 4.9 (CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)
This issue is fixed in PAN-OS 9.1.2 and all later PAN-OS versions.
Workarounds and Mitigations
This issue was found by Nicholas Newsom of Palo Alto Networks during internal
2020-05-13 Initial publication
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