Date: 10 November 2021
On 10 November 2021 Palo Alto Networks published Security Advisories to address vulnerabilities in multiple products. Included was a critical update for the following:
- PAN-OS 8.1 – versions prior to 8.1.17
Exploitation of this vulnerability could allow an unauthenticated network-based actor to disrupt system processes and potentially execute arbitrary code with root privileges.
The Cyber Centre encourages users and administrators to review the provided web links and apply the necessary updates.
Palo Alto Networks Security Advisories
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