Palo Alto Networks PAN-OS Version Detection

info Nessus Plugin ID 72816
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It was possible to obtain the operating system version number of the remote Palo Alto device.


The remote host is running Palo Alto Networks PAN-OS, an operating system for Palo Alto firewall devices.

It was possible to read the PAN-OS version number by logging into the device via SSH or HTTP.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 72816

File Name: palo_alto_version.nbin

Version: 1.161

Type: combined

Family: Firewalls

Published: 3/5/2014

Updated: 1/14/2022

Dependencies: palo_alto_settings.nasl, palo_alto_webui_detect.nbin, http_version.nasl, ssh_get_info.nasl

Asset Inventory: true

Hardware Inventory: true

OS Identification: true

Vulnerability Information

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

Reference Information

IAVT: 0001-T-0699