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computer vulnerability CVE-2017-16878

PAN-OS Captive Portal: Cross Site Scripting

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Scripting of PAN-OS Captive Portal, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
Impacted systems: Palo Alto Firewall PA***, PAN-OS.
Severity of this alert: 2/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: client access/rights.
Pirate's origin: document.
Creation date: 03/01/2018.
Références of this alert: CVE-2017-16878, PAN-SA-2017-0031, VIGILANCE-VUL-24935.

Description of the vulnerability

The PAN-OS Captive Portal product offers a web service.

However, it does not filter received data before inserting them in generated HTML documents.

An attacker can therefore trigger a Cross Site Scripting of PAN-OS Captive Portal, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
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