Information Disclosure in the Management Web Interface (PAN-SA-2017-0013)

Last revised: 04/28/2017


A vulnerability exists in the Management Web Interface of PAN-OS, that could allow for Information Disclosure. The Management Web Interface does not properly validate certain permissions which could allow for Information Disclosure. (Ref # PAN-70541 / CVE-2017-7644)

Severity: Medium

Successfully exploiting this issue would require an attacker to be authenticated.

Products Affected

PAN-OS 6.1.16 and earlier, PAN-OS 7.0.14 and earlier, PAN-OS 7.1.8 and earlier

Available Updates

PAN-OS 6.1.17 and later, PAN-OS 7.0.15 and later, PAN-OS 7.1.9 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.


Palo Alto Networks would like to thank Christophe Schleypen from NATO Communications and Information Agency for reporting this issue to us.