CVE-2018-5529

MEDIUM

Description

The svpn component of the F5 BIG-IP APM client prior to version 7.1.7 for Linux and Mac OS X runs as a privileged process and can allow an unprivileged user to assume super-user privileges on the local client host. A malicious local unprivileged user may gain knowledge of sensitive information, manipulate certain data, or disrupt service.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/104730

https://github.com/mirchr/security-research/blob/master/vulnerabilities/F5/CVE-2018-5529.txt

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K52171282

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-07-12

Updated: 2019-10-03

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.6

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: HIGH