MitM-vulnerability in Palo Alto Networks GlobalProtect

2012-10-22T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:28656
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2012-10-22T00:00:00

Description


SySS-Advisory: MitM-vulnerability in Palo Alto Networks GlobalProtect

Problem discovered: July 12th 2012 Vendor contacted: July 13th 2012 Advisory published: October 12th 2012

AUTHOR: Micha Borrmann (micha.borrmann@syss.de) SySS GmbH D-72070 Tuebingen / Germany

APPLICATION: Windows Client AFFECTED VERSION: 1.1.5-5 (32 Bit Version) Remotely exploitable: Yes

SEVERITY: High

DESCRIPTION: A User can not recognize an easy to perform man-in-the-middle attack, because the client is not validate the X.509 certificate from the VPN gateway. In an untrusted networking environment (like a Wifi hotspot), the current VPN connection should be classified as not encrypted.

VENDOR STATUS: The vendor published a fixed version (1.1.7) at 10/12/12.

All users should update the clients soon.