Home    |    View Topics    |    Search    |    Contact Us    |   



Category:   Device (Firewall)  >   Palo Alto PAN-OS Vendors:   Palo Alto Networks
Palo Alto PAN-OS Management Web Interface Parameter Validation Flaw Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1038248
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-7218   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 12 2017
Impact:   User access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 7.1.8 and prior
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Palo Alto PAN-OS. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

A local user can exploit a parameter validation flaw in the Management Web Interface to execute arbitrary code on the target system with elevated privileges.

Christophe Schleypen from NATO Communications and Information Agency reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (7.1.9).

The vendor advisory is available at:

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

Message History:   None.

 Source Message Contents

[Original Message Not Available for Viewing]

Go to the Top of This SecurityTracker Archive Page

Home   |    View Topics   |    Search   |    Contact Us

This web site uses cookies for web analytics. Learn More

Copyright 2021, LLC