Palo Alto Networks < 7.1.23 / 8.0.x < 8.0.16 / 8.1.x < 8.1.7 Denial of Service vulnerability (PAN-SA-2019-0007)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 123557


The remote host is affected by a Denial of Service (DoS) vulnerability.


The version of Palo Alto Networks PAN-OS running on the remote host is prior to 7.1.23 or 8.0.x prior to 8.0.16 or 8.1.x prior to 8.1.7.
It is, therefore, affected by a denial of service (DoS) vulnerability in its SNMP library component. An authenticated, remote attacker could exploit this issue to cause the system to stop responding.(CVE-2018-18065


Upgrade to Palo Alto Networks PAN-OS version 7.1.23 / 8.0.16 / 8.1.7 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 123557

File Name: palo_alto_PAN-SA-2019-0007.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: combined

Published: 4/2/2019

Updated: 2/18/2020

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.1


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4

Temporal Score: 3.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-18065


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

Required KB Items: Host/Palo_Alto/Firewall/Full_Version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/20/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/20/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-18065

BID: 106265