CVE-2017-5584 Cross-Site Scripting in the Management Web Interface
A persistent cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability exists in the management web interface (ref # PAN-66838 / CVE-2017-5584).
PAN-OS contains a post-authentication vulnerability that may allow for a persistent cross-site scripting (XSS) attack of the management web interface. Successful exploitation of this issue may allow an attacker to inject arbitrary Java script or HTML.
This issue affects PAN-OS 5.1, PAN-OS 6.0, PAN-OS 6.1.15 and earlier, PAN-OS 7.0.12 and earlier, PAN-OS 7.1.7 and earlier
|PAN-OS 7.1||<= 7.1.7||>= 7.1.8|
|PAN-OS 7.0||<= 7.0.12||>= 7.0.13|
|PAN-OS 6.1||<= 6.1.15||>= 6.1.16|
CVSSv3.1 Base Score:5.4 (CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)
PAN-OS 6.1.16 and later, PAN-OS 7.0.13 and later, PAN-OS 7.1.8 and later
Workarounds and Mitigations
Palo Alto Networks recommends to implement best practice by allowing web interface access only to a dedicated management network. Additionally, restrict the set of IP addresses to a subset of authorized sources that you allow to interact with the management network.