Web interface denial of service (PAN-SA-2016-0027)

Last revised: 12/22/2016

Summary

Palo Alto Networks web management server is vulnerable to a denial-of-service attack. (Ref # PAN-64917/105311) (CVE-2014-9708)

Severity: High

This pre-authenticated denial-of-service attack could disrupt the web management interface.

Products Affected

PAN-OS 5.0.19 and earlier; PAN-OS 5.1.12 and earlier; PAN-OS 6.0.14 and earlier; PAN-OS 6.1.14 and earlier; PAN-OS 7.0.10 and earlier; PAN-OS 7.1.5 and earlier

Available Updates

PAN-OS 5.0.20 and later; PAN-OS 5.1.13 and later; PAN-OS 6.0.15 and later; PAN-OS 6.1.15 and later; PAN-OS 7.0.11 and later; PAN-OS 7.1.6 and later

Workarounds and Mitigations

Palo Alto Networks recommends to implement best practice by allowing web interface access only to a dedicated management network. Additionally, restrict the set of IP addresses to a subset of authorized sources that you allow to interact with the management network.

Acknowledgements

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