F5 Multiple Products Root Authentication Bypass

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote host has an authentication bypass vulnerability.

Description :

The remote F5 device has an authentication bypass vulnerability. The
SSH private key for the root user is publicly known. A remote,
unauthenticated attacker could exploit this to login as root.

See also :

https://www.trustmatta.com/advisories/MATTA-2012-002.txt
http://support.f5.com/kb/en-us/solutions/public/13000/600/sol13600.html

Solution :

Apply the relevant fix referenced by F5 advisory SOL13600.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gain a shell remotely

Nessus Plugin ID: 59477 ()

Bugtraq ID: 53897

CVE ID: CVE-2012-1493