October 1, 2019
Palo Alto Networks Zingbox Inspector is prone to a security-bypass vulnerability Attackers can exploit this issue to bypass certain security restrictions and perform unauthorized actions. This may aid in further attacks. Versions prior to Zingbox Inspector 1.281 are vulnerable.
- Paloaltonetworks Zingbox Inspector 1.280
Block external access at the network boundary, unless external parties require service.
Filter access to the affected computer at the network boundary if global access isn't needed. Restricting access to only trusted computers and networks might greatly reduce the likelihood of a successful exploit.
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 includes but is not limited to requests that include NOP sleds and unexplained incoming and outgoing traffic. This may indicate exploit attempts or activity that results from successful exploits
Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.
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