Palo Alto Networks Security Advisories / PAN-SA-2016-0018

PAN-SA-2016-0018 WildFire Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

Severity 6.3 · MEDIUM
Attack Vector NETWORK
Attack Complexity LOW
Privileges Required NONE
User Interaction REQUIRED
Confidentiality Impact LOW
Integrity Impact LOW
Availability Impact LOW


A Palo Alto Networks firewall displaying a WildFire cloud integrated report is susceptible to a cross-site scripting condition (Ref # WTC-3355).

A sample analyzed by the WildFire cloud could trigger a cross-site scripting attack against a firewall administrator who is displaying a WildFire report. This vulnerability is restricted to the context in which the report is parsed by the cloud.

This issue affects Palo Alto Networks hosted WildFire cloud from January to August 9th 2016

Product Status

WildFire Cloud Nonecurrent

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSSv3.1 Base Score: 6.3 (CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

Weakness Type


Palo Alto Networks hosted WildFire cloud starting August 10th 2016. Users do not need to take action.

Workarounds and Mitigations



Alexander Fischer, DCSO Deutsche Cyber-Sicherheitsorganisation
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