October 1, 2019
Palo Alto Networks Zingbox Inspector is prone to an SQL-injection vulnerability because it fails to properly sanitize user-supplied input before using it in an SQL query. Exploiting this issue could allow an attacker to compromise the application access or modify data, or exploit latent vulnerabilities in the underlying database. Palo Alto Networks Zingbox Inspector version 1.288 and prior are vulnerable.
- Paloaltonetworks Zingbox Inspector 1.288
Block external access at the network boundary, unless external parties require service.
If global access isn't needed, filter access to the affected computer at the network boundary. Restricting access to If global access isn't needed, filter access to the affected computer at the network boundary.
Run all software as a nonprivileged user with minimal access rights.
To limit the consequences of a successful exploit, run server processes within a restricted environment using facilities such as chroot or jail.
Deploy network intrusion detection systems to monitor network traffic for malicious activity.
Deploy NIDS to monitor network traffic for signs of anomalous or suspicious activity. This may indicate exploit attempts or activity that results from successful exploits.
Modify default ACL settings.
Implement database access control to limit the immediate impact of such vulnerabilities on the data and possibly the database itself. Ensure that applications are isolated from one another and from sensitive data through separate user accounts and restrictive ACL configurations.
Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.
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