Palo Alto Networks Security Advisories / CVE-2019-15021

CVE-2019-15021 Server-side Request Forgery in Zingbox Inspector

Severity 5.3 · MEDIUM
Attack Vector NETWORK
Attack Complexity LOW
Confidentiality Impact LOW
Privileges Required NONE
Integrity Impact NONE
User Interaction NONE
Availability Impact NONE


A security vulnerability exists in the Zingbox Inspector that can allow an attacker to easily identify instances of Zingbox Inspectors in a local area network. (Ref: CVE-2019-15021)

The vulnerability allows for an attacker to easily identify any running instances of Zingbox Inspector on a local area network.

This issue affects Zingbox Inspector, versions 1.294 and earlier.

Product Status

Zingbox Inspector 1<= 1.294>= 1.295


CVSSv3.1 Base Score:5.3 (CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Weakness Type

CWE-200 Information Exposure


Zingbox Inspector, version 1.295 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 explicitly whitelisting access from the Zingbox Inspector to only the Zingbox cloud for updates by using a firewall.


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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