STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Palo Alto Networks IDPS Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 4 Benchmark Date: 24 Jan 2020: The Palo Alto Networks security platform must use a Vulnerability Protection Profile that blocks any critical, high, or medium threats.

DISA Rule

SV-77169r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-62679

Group Title

SRG-NET-000362-IDPS-00198

Rule Version

PANW-IP-000043

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

To create a Vulnerability Protection Profile:
Go to Objects >> Security Profiles >> Vulnerability Protection
Select "Add".
In the "Vulnerability Protection Profile" window, complete the required fields.
In the "Name" field, enter the name of the Vulnerability Protection Profile.
In the "Description" field, enter the description of the Vulnerability Protection Profile.
In the "Rules" tab, select "Add".
In the "Vulnerability Protection Rule" window,
In the "Rule Name" field, enter the Rule name,
In the "Threat Name" field, select "any",
In the "Action" field, select "block".
In the "Host type" field, select "any",
Select the checkboxes above the "CVE" and "Vendor ID" boxes.
In the "Severity" section, select the "critical", "high", and "medium" check boxes.
Select "OK".

In the "Vulnerability Protection Profile" window, select the configured rule, then select "OK".
Use the Profile in a Security Policy;
Go to Policies >> Security
Select an existing policy rule or select "Add" to create a new one.
In the "Actions" tab in the "Profile Setting" section; in the "Profile Type" field, select "Profiles". The window will change to display the different categories of Profiles.
In the "Actions" tab in the "Profile Setting" section; in the "Vulnerability Protection" field, select the configured Vulnerability Protection Profile.
Select "OK".
Commit changes by selecting "Commit" in the upper-right corner of the screen. Select "OK" when the confirmation dialog appears.

Check Contents

Go to Objects >> Security Profiles >> Vulnerability Protection
If there are no Vulnerability Protection Profiles configured, this is a finding.

Ask the Administrator which Vulnerability Protection Profile is used for interzone traffic.
View the configured Vulnerability Protection Profiles; check the "Severity" and "Action" columns.
If the Vulnerability Protection Profile used for interzone traffic does not block all critical, high, and medium threats, this is a finding.

Go to Policies >> Security
Review each of the configured security policies in turn.
For any Security Policy that affects traffic between Zones (interzone), view the Profile column. If the Profile column does not display the Vulnerability Protection Profile symbol, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-62679

Documentable

False

Rule Version

PANW-IP-000043

Severity Override Guidance

Go to Objects >> Security Profiles >> Vulnerability Protection
If there are no Vulnerability Protection Profiles configured, this is a finding.

Ask the Administrator which Vulnerability Protection Profile is used for interzone traffic.
View the configured Vulnerability Protection Profiles; check the "Severity" and "Action" columns.
If the Vulnerability Protection Profile used for interzone traffic does not block all critical, high, and medium threats, this is a finding.

Go to Policies >> Security
Review each of the configured security policies in turn.
For any Security Policy that affects traffic between Zones (interzone), view the Profile column. If the Profile column does not display the Vulnerability Protection Profile symbol, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

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Target Key

2813

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