Attacking Next-Generation Firewalls

Felix Wilhelm presented in his talk various ways to attack his new target – The PA-500 which is produced by Palo Alto Networks.

He discovered vulnerabilities in 3 different exposed aspects of the device. The first vulnerability occurred inside of an unauthenticated API from the Management-Website which could only be accessed within the Admin Network. This vulnerability was a typical off-by-one Command Injection, which could be abused by reaching out to the API with a special client=wget Request.

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