05-12-2020 04:10 AM
Hi Team ,
PA 500 with 8.1.14 (latest OS ) is having the Vulnerability SSH protocol uses Weak key exchange algorithms. I understand we can change algorithm values with set deviceconfig system ssh kex to stronger algorithm post 9.0 unfortunately PA 500 do not have 9.0 release in software download.
So how do we close this one , is there any alternative way we can change Kex values , or else we need to compromise with this Vulnerability.
05-12-2020 04:15 AM
If you do not expose your management interface to an untrusted network (make it accessible inside MGMT network, set an ACL,..) you will be able to mitigate most exposure
If you must make the interface available, ensure connections need to traverse the firewall so you can apply security profiles to the connection
05-12-2020 07:17 AM
TAC Engineer is suggesting to change the Firewall mode into FIPS-CC. Is it viable to change the Firewalls which are in production to FIPS-CC to mitigate this Vulnerability.
05-12-2020 11:39 AM
You might want to read up on what is truly disabled via FIPS mode. Also here is an article on disabling weak ciphers.
05-12-2020 04:51 PM
# delete deviceconfig system ssh
# set deviceconfig system ssh ciphers mgmt aes256-ctr
# set deviceconfig system ssh default-hostkey mgmt key-type ECDSA 256
# set deviceconfig system ssh regenerate-hostkeys mgmt key-type ECDSA key-length 256
# set deviceconfig system ssh session-rekey mgmt interval 3600
# set deviceconfig system ssh mac mgmt hmac-sha2-256
> set ssh service-restart mgmt
11-04-2022 10:16 PM
Dear all ,
Can I have GUI tips for fixing the same
11-08-2022 03:02 PM
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