Palo Alto Networks Security Advisories / CVE-2017-7408

CVE-2017-7408 Temporary DoS for Traps Agent

Severity 7.5 · HIGH
Attack Vector NETWORK
Attack Complexity LOW
Privileges Required NONE
User Interaction NONE
Confidentiality Impact NONE
Integrity Impact NONE
Availability Impact HIGH


A vulnerability exists with the Traps ESM Console that could allow an attacker to cause a temporary Denial of Service (DoS) to a Traps agent. The ESM Console does not properly validate requests to revoke a Traps agent license. (Ref # CYV-11547 / CVE-2017-7408)

Successfully exploiting this issue revokes the license for a Traps agent.

This issue affects Traps ESM Console 3.4.3 and earlier

Product Status

Traps ESM Console 3.4<= 3.4.3>= 3.4.4

Severity: HIGH

CVSSv3.1 Base Score: 7.5 (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

Weakness Type

CWE-20 Improper Input Validation


Traps ESM Console 3.4.4 and later

Workarounds and Mitigations



Palo Alto Networks would like to thank Lars Koch and Stefan Wieczorek of Deutsche Cyber-Sicherheitsorganisation GmbH for reporting this issue to us.
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