Palo Alto Networks Security Advisories / CVE-2019-15014

CVE-2019-15014 Command Injection in Zingbox Inspector

Severity 8.8 · HIGH
Attack Vector NETWORK
Attack Complexity LOW
Confidentiality Impact HIGH
Privileges Required LOW
Integrity Impact HIGH
User Interaction NONE
Availability Impact HIGH


A command injection vulnerability exists in the Zingbox Inspector CLI that allows for an authenticated user to execute arbitrary system commands. (Ref: CVE-2019-15014)

The vulnerability allows for authenticated users to execute arbitrary commands within the product CLI console.

This issue affects Zingbox Inspector, versions 1.286 and earlier.

Product Status

Zingbox Inspector 1<= 1.286>= 1.287


CVSSv3.1 Base Score:8.8 (CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Weakness Type

CWE-74 Improper Neutralization of Special Elements in Output Used by a Downstream Component ('Injection')


Zingbox Inspector, version 1.287 and later.

Workarounds and Mitigations

In the normal course of operation, Zingbox Inspector automatically updates its own software, and a fixed version of software has already been made available. No user action is required unless the software is unable to update itself. Customers still running affected versions of Zingbox Inspector software can mitigation this issue by updating to a patched version, or by disabling the console access that can be used to run CLI commands. See product documentation for more information on how to disable console access.


Note: This security issue was found during an internal security audit performed during the Palo Alto Networks acquisition of Zingbox. The issues discovered during this process have been addressed in software updates as described in the published Zingbox security advisories.
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