Cross-Site Scripting in PAN-OS (PAN-SA-2017-0011)

Last revised: 04/20/2017

Summary

A vulnerability exists in PAN-OS’s GlobalProtect external interface that could allow for a cross-site scripting (XSS) attack. PAN-OS does not properly validate specific request parameters. (Ref # PAN-70674 / CVE-2017-7409)

Severity: Medium

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

Products Affected

PAN-OS 7.0.14 and earlier

Available Updates

PAN-OS 7.0.15 and later

Workarounds and Mitigations

Customers that have not configured GlobalProtect are not affected by this issue.

Acknowledgements

Palo Alto Networks would like to thank Jarrod Phelps from Uber for reporting this issue to us.