This security advisory describes one high risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.
The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing requests to the Captive Portal or Multi-Factor Authentication interface. A remote attacker can send specially crafted request to the system, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code on the target system with root privileges.
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system bu requires that Captive Portal or Multi-Factor Authentication is enabled.
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
Palo Alto PAN-OS: 8.1, 8.1.0, 8.1.1, 8.1.2, 8.1.3, 8.1.4, 8.1.4-h2, 8.1.5, 8.1.6, 8.1.6-h2, 8.1.7, 8.1.8, 8.1.8-h4, 8.1.8-h5, 8.1.9, 8.1.9-h4, 8.1.10, 8.1.11, 8.1.12, 8.1.13, 8.1.14, 9.0, 9.0.0, 9.0.1, 9.0.2, 9.0.2-h4, 9.0.3, 9.0.3-h2, 9.0.3-h3, 9.0.4, 9.0.5, 9.0.5-h3, 9.0.6, 9.0.7, 9.0.8, 9.1, 9.1.0, 9.1.1, 9.1.2CPE
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.