Cross-site scripting in Palo Alto PAN-OS



Published: 2018-06-29
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2018-7636
CWE-ID CWE-79
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Palo Alto PAN-OS
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor Palo Alto Networks, Inc.

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Cross-site scripting

EUVDB-ID: #VU13515

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2018-7636

CWE-ID: CWE-79 - Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The disclosed vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data in the URL Filtering 'continue page' and 'admin override page'. A remote attacker can trick the victim to follow a specially crafted link and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in user's browser in context of vulnerable website.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to steal potentially sensitive information, change appearance of the web page, perform phishing and drive-by-download attacks.

Mitigation

Update to version 8.0.11.

Vulnerable software versions

Palo Alto PAN-OS: 8.0.0 - 8.0.10


CPE2.3 External links

http://securityadvisories.paloaltonetworks.com/Home/Detail/122?AspxAutoDetectCookieSupport=1

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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