Palo Alto Networks PAN-OS 9.0.10 < 9.0.15 / 9.1.4 < 9.1.11 / 10.0.x < 10.0.8 / 10.1.x < 10.1.2 OS Command Injection

high Nessus Plugin ID 153213
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The remote PAN-OS host is affected by an os command injection vulnerability.


The version of Palo Alto Networks PAN-OS running on the remote host is 9.0.10 prior to 9.0.15, 9.1.4 prior to 9.1.11, 10.0.x prior to 10.0.8 or 10.1.x prior to 10.1.2. It is, therefore, affected by a command injection vulnerability in its web interface component due to insufficient validation of user supplied input. An authenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, by sending specially crafted requests, to execute arbitrary commands on an affected host.

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Upgrade to PAN-OS 9.0.15 / 9.1.11 / 10.0.8 / 10.1.2 or later

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 153213

File Name: palo_alto_CVE-2021-3050.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: combined

Published: 9/10/2021

Updated: 9/13/2021

Dependencies: palo_alto_version.nbin

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-3050


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9

Temporal Score: 6.7

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

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/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: 8/11/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/11/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-3050