Palo Alto Networks Security Advisories / CVE-2012-6597

CVE-2012-6597 Management Server DOS Vulnerability

047910
Severity 5.5 · MEDIUM
Attack Vector LOCAL
Attack Complexity LOW
Privileges Required NONE
User Interaction REQUIRED
Scope UNCHANGED
Confidentiality Impact NONE
Integrity Impact NONE
Availability Impact HIGH

Description

An issue exists whereby the management server of the device can be crashed when an authenticated users sends a specially crafted command via the command line interface. (Ref #35254)

This issue results in the unavailability of the management server of the device. The attacker must be an authenticated user of the device.

This issue affects PAN-OS 4.0.8 and earlier; PAN-OS 3.1.10 and earlier.

Product Status

VersionsAffectedUnaffected
PAN-OS 4.0<= 4.0.8>= 4.0.9
PAN-OS 3.1<= 3.1.10>= 3.1.11

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSSv3.1 Base Score: 5.5 (CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

Weakness Type

CWE-20 Improper Input Validation

Solution

PAN-OS 4.0.9 and later; PAN-OS 3.1.11 and later.

Workarounds and Mitigations

This issue affects the management interface of the device. Security appliance management best practices dictate that the management interface be isolated and strictly limited only to security administration personnel.

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