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weakness alert 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.
Severity of this alert: 2/4.
Creation date: 03/01/2018.
Références of this alert: CVE-2017-16878, PAN-SA-2017-0031, VIGILANCE-VUL-24935.
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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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This computer vulnerability note impacts software or systems such as Palo Alto Firewall PA***, PAN-OS.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer vulnerability announce is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this cybersecurity announce.

Solutions for this threat

PAN-OS Captive Portal: fixed versions.
Fixed versions are indicated in information sources.
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