Escalation of Privilege in Twistlock (PAN-SA-2019-0024)

Last revised: 08/23/2019


An HTML injection vulnerability has been identified in the Twistlock console that can lead to a DOM based XSS attack under certain configurations. (Ref #, CVE-2019-1583)

Severity: Low

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability allows a Twistlock user with Operator capabilities to escalate privileges to that of another user. Active interaction with an affected component is required for the payload to execute on the victim.

Products Affected

Twistlock console 19.07.357 and earlier

Available Updates

Twistlock Console 19.07.358 and later

Workarounds and Mitigations



Palo Alto Networks would like to thank William Wirahasbianto for reporting this issue.