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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in Palo Alto Cortex XDR Agent up to 5.0.11/6.1.8. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown part. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-427. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:
A local privilege escalation (PE) vulnerability exists in the Palo Alto Networks Cortex XDR agent that enables an authenticated local user to execute programs with elevated privileges. This issue impacts: Cortex XDR agent 5.0 versions earlier than Cortex XDR agent 5.0.12; Cortex XDR agent 6.1 versions earlier than Cortex XDR agent 6.1.9.
The weakness was disclosed 01/12/2022. It is possible to read the advisory at security.paloaltonetworks.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2022-0015 since 12/28/2021. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. A single authentication is necessary for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available.
Upgrading to version 5.0.12 or 6.1.9 eliminates this vulnerability.
CVSSv3VulDB Meta Base Score: 8.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 8.1
VulDB Base Score: 8.8
VulDB Temp Score: 8.4
VulDB Vector: 🔒
VulDB Reliability: 🔍
CNA Base Score: 7.8
CNA Vector (Palo Alto Networks, Inc.): 🔒
VulDB Base Score: 🔒
VulDB Temp Score: 🔒
VulDB Reliability: 🔍
ExploitingClass: Privilege escalation
Status: Not defined
Price Prediction: 🔍
Current Price Estimation: 🔒
Threat IntelligenceInterest: 🔍
Active Actors: 🔍
Active APT Groups: 🔍
0-Day Time: 🔒
Upgrade: Cortex XDR Agent 5.0.12/6.1.9
Timeline12/28/2021 CVE assigned
01/12/2022 +15 days Advisory disclosed
01/12/2022 +0 days VulDB entry created
01/15/2022 +3 days VulDB last update
CVE: CVE-2022-0015 (🔒)
EntryCreated: 01/12/2022 08:50 PM
Updated: 01/15/2022 10:39 AM
Changes: (1) source_cve_nvd_summary
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