Information Disclosure in the Management Web Interface (PAN-SA-2017-0005)

Last revised: 02/21/2017


A vulnerability exists in the Management Web Interface that could result in Information Disclosure. (Ref # PAN-70428 / CVE-2017-5583)

Severity: Low

PAN-OS contains a post-authentication vulnerability that may allow for Information Disclosure. Successful exploitation allows an attacker to download arbitrary files from a folder.

Products Affected

PAN-OS 6.1.15 and earlier, PAN-OS 7.0.12 and earlier, PAN-OS 7.1.7 and earlier

Available Updates

PAN-OS 6.1.16 and later, PAN-OS 7.0.13 and later, PAN-OS 7.1.8 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.