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Vulnerability of PAN-OS: Cross Site Scripting via GlobalProtect

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Scripting via GlobalProtect of PAN-OS, 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.
Creation date: 31/08/2017.
Références of this alert: CVE-2017-12416, PAN-SA-2017-0023, VIGILANCE-VUL-23681.

Description of the vulnerability 

The PAN-OS product offers a web service.

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

An attacker can therefore trigger a Cross Site Scripting via GlobalProtect of PAN-OS, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
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This threat note impacts software or systems such as Palo Alto Firewall PA***, PAN-OS.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this cybersecurity note 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 vulnerability note.

Solutions for this threat 

PAN-OS: fixed versions for GlobalProtect.
Fixed versions are indicated in information sources.
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