F5 Networks BIG-IP : BIG-IP Configuration utility vulnerability (K00363258)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118614


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


A local file vulnerability exists in the BIG-IP Configuration utility that exposes files containing F5-provided data only, and do not include configuration data, proxied traffic, or other potentially sensitive customer data. (CVE-2018-5525)


Authenticated users may be able to retrieve files local to the BIG-IP system using the Configuration utility.


Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K00363258.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 118614

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL00363258.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 2018/11/02

Updated: 2019/07/17

Dependencies: 76940

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_access_policy_manager, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_advanced_firewall_manager, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_application_acceleration_manager, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_application_security_manager, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_application_visibility_and_reporting, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_global_traffic_manager, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_link_controller, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_local_traffic_manager, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_policy_enforcement_manager, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_webaccelerator, 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: 2018/05/30

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/06/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5525