Check Point Advisories

Palo Alto Networks PAN-OS Command Injection (CVE-2020-2038)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2020-3569
Date Published: 21 Aug 2022
Severity: High
Last Updated: Sunday 21 August, 2022
Industry Reference:CVE-2020-2038
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Palo Alto Networks PAN-OS versions 9.0.0 to 9.0.10
Palo Alto Networks PAN-OS versions 9.1.0 to 9.1.4
Palo Alto Networks PAN-OS versions 10.0.0 to 10.0.1
Vulnerability Description A command injection vulnerability exists in Palo Alto Networks PAN-OS. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the affected system.

Protection Overview

This protection detects attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update. For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R81 / R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Palo Alto Networks PAN-OS Command Injection (CVE-2020-2038) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Web Server Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Palo Alto Networks PAN-OS Command Injection (CVE-2020-2038)

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