CVE-2021-3057 Detail

Current Description

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.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  Palo Alto Networks, Inc.
Base Score:  8.1 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://security.paloaltonetworks.com/CVE-2021-3057 Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-787 Out-of-bounds Write cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-121 Stack-based Buffer Overflow Contributor acceptance level Palo Alto Networks, Inc.  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2021-3057
NVD Published Date:
10/13/2021
NVD Last Modified:
10/20/2021
Source:
Palo Alto Networks, Inc.