Palo Alto PAN-OS up to 7.1.4 API Token Generation improper authentication

entryeditHistoryDiffjsonxmlCTI
CVSS Meta Temp Score
CVSS is a standardized scoring system to determine possibilities of attacks. The Temp Score considers temporal factors like disclosure, exploit and countermeasures. The unique Meta Score calculates the average score of different sources to provide a normalized scoring system.
Current Exploit Price (≈)
Our analysts are monitoring exploit markets and are in contact with vulnerability brokers. The range indicates the observed or calculated exploit price to be seen on exploit markets. A good indicator to understand the monetary effort required for and the popularity of an attack.
CTI Interest Score
Our Cyber Threat Intelligence team is monitoring different web sites, mailing lists, exploit markets and social media networks. The CTI Interest Score identifies the interest of attackers and the security community for this specific vulnerability in real-time. A high score indicates an elevated risk to be targeted for this vulnerability.
7.0$0-$5k0.00

A vulnerability was found in Palo Alto PAN-OS up to 7.1.4 (Firewall Software) and classified as critical. This issue affects some unknown functionality of the component API Token Generation. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a weak authentication vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-287. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was presented 10/31/2016 by Travis Christianson as PAN-61046/100428 as confirmed advisory (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at securityadvisories.paloaltonetworks.com. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The advisory points out:

The Palo Alto Networks firewalls API browser does not properly use the REST API tokens. In a specific scenario, an attacker could steal the authentication token and perform calls to the firewall’s API.

Upgrading to version 5.0.20, 5.1.13, 6.0.15, 6.1.15, 7.0.11 or 7.1.5 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at SecurityTracker (ID 1037153). See 93262 for similar entry.

Productinfoedit

Type

Vendor

Name

CPE 2.3infoedit

CPE 2.2infoedit

CVSSv3infoedit

VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.0

VulDB Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Temp Score: 7.0
VulDB Vector: 🔍
VulDB Reliability: 🔍

CVSSv2infoedit

AVACAuCIA
🔍🔍🔍🔍🔍🔍
🔍🔍🔍🔍🔍🔍
🔍🔍🔍🔍🔍🔍
VectorComplexityAuthenticationConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
unlockunlockunlockunlockunlockunlock
unlockunlockunlockunlockunlockunlock
unlockunlockunlockunlockunlockunlock

VulDB Base Score: 🔍
VulDB Temp Score: 🔍
VulDB Reliability: 🔍

Exploitinginfoedit

Class: Weak authentication
CWE: CWE-287
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

Availability: 🔍
Status: Not defined

Price Prediction: 🔍
Current Price Estimation: 🔍

0-Dayunlockunlockunlockunlock
Todayunlockunlockunlockunlock

Threat Intelligenceinfoedit

Threat: 🔍
Adversaries: 🔍
Geopolitics: 🔍
Economy: 🔍
Predictions: 🔍
Remediation: 🔍

Countermeasuresinfoedit

Recommended: Upgrade
Status: 🔍

Reaction Time: 🔍
0-Day Time: 🔍
Exposure Time: 🔍

Upgrade: PAN-OS 5.0.20/5.1.13/6.0.15/6.1.15/7.0.11/7.1.5

Timelineinfoedit

10/31/2016 🔍
10/31/2016 +0 days 🔍
11/01/2016 +1 days 🔍
11/04/2016 +3 days 🔍
05/23/2019 +930 days 🔍

Sourcesinfoedit

Vendor: https://www.paloaltonetworks.com/

Advisory: PAN-61046/100428
Researcher: Travis Christianson
Status: Confirmed
SecurityTracker: 1037153

See also: 🔍

Entryinfoedit

Created: 11/04/2016 10:03 AM
Updated: 05/23/2019 08:21 PM
Changes: (4) software_type source_sectracker_date source_sectracker_cause vulnerability_cwe
Complete: 🔍

Comments

No comments yet. Please log in to comment.

Are you interested in using VulDB?

Download the whitepaper to learn more about our service!