#VU60481 Incorrect Regular Expression

Published: 2022-02-09

Vulnerability identifier: #VU60481

Vulnerability risk: Medium


CVE-ID: CVE-2022-0011


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Palo Alto PAN-OS
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor: Palo Alto Networks, Inc.


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to bypass URL filtration rules.

The vulnerability exists due to an error when processing forward slash (/), asterisk (*) and caret (^)  at the end of the hostname inside filtration rules added to the custom URL category list or to an external dynamic list (EDL) in a URL Filtering profile. As a result, unexpected domains can be blocked or allowed, resulting in a potential security issue.

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Vulnerable software versions

Palo Alto PAN-OS: 10.1.0 - 10.1.2, 10.0.0 - 10.0.7, 9.1 - 9.1.11-h3, 9.0 - 9.0.15, 8.1 - 8.1.20-h1


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