Denial of service in Palo Alto PAN-OS

Published: 2020-09-10
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-2041
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Palo Alto PAN-OS
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor Palo Alto Networks, Inc.

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Insecure configuration

EUVDB-ID: #VU46627

Risk: Medium


CVE-ID: CVE-2020-2041

CWE-ID: CWE-16 - Configuration

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to insecure configuration of the appweb daemon. A remote attacker can send a specifically crafted request to the device and crash the service.


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Vulnerable software versions

Palo Alto PAN-OS: 8.1 - 8.1.15, 8.0 - 8.0.21

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

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Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?