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Category:   Device (Firewall)  >   Palo Alto PAN-OS Vendors:   Palo Alto Networks
Palo Alto PAN-OS Input Validation Flaw in Addresses Object Parsing Function Lets Remote Authenticated Users Inject XPath Commands
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1037379
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-9149   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 2 2016
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Palo Alto PAN-OS. A remote authenticated user can inject XPath commands.

The Addresses Object parsing function does not properly validate user-supplied input. A remote authenticated user can supply a specially crafted request to modify XPath queries and obtain potentially sensitive information.

Khalilov Mukhammad from HelpAG reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote authenticated user can execute XPath queries on the target system to obtain potentially sensitive information.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (5.0.20, 5.1.13, 6.0.15, 6.1.15, 7.0.11, 7.1.6).

The vendor advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error

Message History:   None.

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