F5 Networks BIG-IP : SQL injection vulnerability (K39428424)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118606


The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.


The SQL injection vulnerability in the Configuration utility is related to the BIG-IP AFM system.(CVE-2017-0304)


An attacker can exploit this vulnerabilityregardless of the BIG-IP AFM provisioning configuration; however, exploiting this vulnerability does not impact traffic processing or the live firewall rules used in the Traffic Management Microkernel (TMM). The impacts are as follows :

If the BIG-IP AFM system is or has been provisioned, a copy of the configured firewall rules may be tampered withand impact the BIG-IP AFM Configuration utility until the rules are resynchronized.

If the BIG-IP AFM system is not or has never been provisioned, there is no impact.


Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K39428424.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 118606

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL39428424.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 2018/11/02

Updated: 2019/01/04

Dependencies: 76940

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:N

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.4

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_advanced_firewall_manager, cpe:/h:f5:big-ip

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/BIG-IP/hotfix, Host/BIG-IP/modules, Host/BIG-IP/version, Settings/ParanoidReport

Patch Publication Date: 2017/12/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-0304