Palo Alto Networks PAN-OS 6.1.x < 6.1.22 / 7.1.x < 7.1.20 / 8.0.x < 8.0.13 / 8.1.x < 8.1.5 Multiple Vulnerabilities (PAN-SA-2018-0012)

high Nessus Plugin ID 122259


The remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The version of Palo Alto Networks PAN-OS running on the remote host is 6.0.x prior to 6.1.22 or 7.1.x prior to 7.1.22 or 8.0.x prior to 8.0.13 or 8.1.x prior to 8.1.5. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- Management Plane of Palo Alto PAN-OS is affected by FragmentSmack vulnerability. A remote attacker could send specially crafted packets which can trigger CPU saturation (a denial of service on the system).


Upgrade to Palo Alto Networks PAN-OS version 6.1.22 / 7.1.22 / 8.0.13 / 8.1.5 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 122259

File Name: palo_alto_PAN-SA-2018-0012.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: combined

Published: 2/19/2019

Updated: 4/1/2021

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-5391


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:paloaltonetworks:pan-os

Required KB Items: Host/Palo_Alto/Firewall/Version, Host/Palo_Alto/Firewall/Full_Version, Host/Palo_Alto/Firewall/Source

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/3/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/6/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5391

BID: 105108