Palo Alto Networks Security Advisories / CVE-2017-12416

CVE-2017-12416 Cross-Site Scripting in PAN-OS

047910
Severity 6.1 · MEDIUM
Attack Vector NETWORK
Attack Complexity LOW
Privileges Required NONE
User Interaction REQUIRED
Scope CHANGED
Confidentiality Impact LOW
Integrity Impact LOW
Availability Impact NONE

Description

A vulnerability exists in PAN-OS’s GlobalProtect internal and external gateway interface. This issue could allow for a cross-site scripting (XSS) attack. PAN-OS does not properly validate specific request parameters. (Ref # PAN-76003 / CVE-2017-12416)

Successful exploitation of this issue may allow an attacker to inject arbitrary Java script or HTML.

This issue affects PAN-OS 6.1.17 and earlier, PAN-OS 7.0.16 and earlier, PAN-OS 7.1.11 and earlier, PAN-OS 8.0.2 and earlier

Product Status

VersionsAffectedUnaffected
PAN-OS 8.0<= 8.0.2>= 8.0.3
PAN-OS 7.1<= 7.1.11>= 7.1.12
PAN-OS 7.0<= 7.0.16>= 7.0.17
PAN-OS 6.1<= 6.1.17>= 6.1.18

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSSv3.1 Base Score: 6.1 (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)

Weakness Type

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

Solution

PAN-OS 6.1.18 and later, PAN-OS 7.0.17 and later, PAN-OS 7.1.12 and later, PAN-OS 8.0.3 and later

Workarounds and Mitigations

Customers that have not configured GlobalProtect are not affected by this issue.

Acknowledgments

Palo Alto Networks would like to thank Sonal Shrivastava of PayPal for reporting this issue to us.
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