Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability in PAN-OS GlobalProtect (PAN-SA-2017-0030)

Last revised: 01/02/2018


A vulnerability exists in PAN-OS GlobalProtect when either the gateway or the portal are configured. This issue could allow for a cross-site scripting (XSS) attack. (Ref # PAN-81586 / CVE-2017-15941)

Severity: Medium

Successful exploitation of this issue may allow an attacker to inject arbitrary javascript or HTML.

Products Affected

PAN-OS 6.1.18 and earlier, PAN-OS 7.0.18 and earlier, PAN-OS 7.1.13 and earlier, PAN-OS 8.0.6-h3 and earlier.

Available Updates

PAN-OS 6.1.19 and later, PAN-OS 7.0.19 and later, PAN-OS 7.1.14 and later, PAN-OS 8.0.7 and later.

Workarounds and Mitigations

Customers not using PAN-OS GlobalProtect portal or gateway are not impacted by this vulnerability.


Palo Alto Networks would like to thank Oliver Briem from Paypal Inc. for reporting this issue to us.