Palo Alto Networks PAN-OS < 4.0.9 / 4.1.x < 4.1.3 Information Disclosure

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 72822


The remote host is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability.


The remote host is running a version of Palo Alto Networks PAN-OS prior to 4.0.9 / 4.1.3. It is, therefore, affected by an information disclosure vulnerability due to LDAP bind passwords being logged in plaintext when using default logging settings.

Note that the 3.1 branch is not affected by this vulnerability.


Upgrade to PAN-OS version 4.0.9 / 4.1.3 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 72822

File Name: palo_alto_PAN-SA-2012-0007.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: combined

Published: 2014/03/05

Modified: 2016/05/16

Dependencies: 72816

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/01/23

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/04/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-6596

BID: 62132

OSVDB: 96875