Cross-site scripting vulnerability (PAN-SA-2014-0007)

Last revised: 12/22/2014

Summary

A cross-site scripting vulnerability exists in the web-based device management interface whereby data provided by the user is echoed back to the user without sanitization. (Ref # 64563). This vulnerability has been assigned CVE-2014-3764.

Severity: Medium

This issue affects the management interface of the device, where an authenticated administrator may be tricked into injecting malicious javascript into the web UI interface.

Products Affected

PAN-OS version 6.0.5 and earlier; 5.1.9 and earlier; 5.0.14 and earlier.

Available Updates

PAN-OS 6.0.6; PAN-OS 5.0.15; PAN-OS 5.1.10

Workarounds and Mitigations

This issue affects the management interface of the device. Security appliance management best practices dictate that the management interface be isolated and strictly limited only to security administration personnel.

Acknowledgements

Avi Gimpel & Oded Vanunu, Check Point Security Research Team