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CVE-2022-0016 Detail

Current Description

An improper handling of exceptional conditions vulnerability exists within the Connect Before Logon feature of the Palo Alto Networks GlobalProtect app that enables a local attacker to escalate to SYSTEM or root privileges when authenticating with Connect Before Logon under certain circumstances. This issue impacts GlobalProtect app 5.2 versions earlier than GlobalProtect app 5.2.9 on Windows and MacOS. This issue does not affect the GlobalProtect app on other platforms.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  Palo Alto Networks, Inc.
Base Score:  7.4 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/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-2022-0016 Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-755 Improper Handling of Exceptional Conditions cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-703 Improper Check or Handling of Exceptional Conditions Contributor acceptance level Palo Alto Networks, Inc.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2022-0016
NVD Published Date:
02/10/2022
NVD Last Modified:
02/17/2022
Source:
Palo Alto Networks, Inc.