CVE-2023-38046 PAN-OS: Read System Files and Resources During Configuration Commit
A vulnerability exists in Palo Alto Networks PAN-OS software that enables an authenticated administrator with the privilege to commit a specifically created configuration to read local files and resources from the system.
|PAN-OS 11.0||< 11.0.1||>= 11.0.1|
|PAN-OS 10.2||< 10.2.4||>= 10.2.4|
CVSSv3.1 Base Score: 5.5 (CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:L/A:N)
Palo Alto Networks is not aware of any malicious exploitation of this issue.
This issue is fixed in PAN-OS 10.2.4, PAN-OS 11.0.1, and all later PAN-OS versions.
Workarounds and Mitigations
This issue requires the attacker to have authenticated access to PAN-OS. You can mitigate the impact of this issue by following best practices for securing PAN-OS. Please review the Best Practices for Securing Administrative Access in the PAN-OS technical documentation at https://docs.paloaltonetworks.com/best-practices.