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CVE-2022-0026 Detail

Description

A local privilege escalation (PE) vulnerability exists in Palo Alto Networks Cortex XDR agent software on Windows that enables an authenticated local user with file creation privilege in the Windows root directory (such as C:\) to execute a program with elevated privileges. This issue impacts all versions of Cortex XDR agent without content update 330 or a later content update version.


Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  Palo Alto Networks, Inc.
Base Score:  6.7 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://security.paloaltonetworks.com/CVE-2022-0026

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-282 Improper Ownership Management Contributor acceptance level Palo Alto Networks, Inc.  

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2022-0026
NVD Published Date:
05/11/2022
NVD Last Modified:
05/11/2022
Source:
Palo Alto Networks, Inc.