F5 Networks BIG-IP : BIG-IP Configuration utility vulnerability (K20222812)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118638

Synopsis

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

Description

When authenticated administrative users run commands in the Traffic Management User Interface (TMUI), also referred to as the BIG-IP Configuration utility, restrictions on allowed commands may not be enforced. (CVE-2018-15327)

Impact

BIG-IP and Enterprise Manager

This vulnerability allowsa privilege escalation for authenticated administrative users.

BIG-IQ, F5 iWorkflow, and Traffix SDC

There is no impact; these F5 products are not affected by this vulnerability.

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K20222812.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K20222812

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 118638

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL20222812.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 2018/11/02

Modified: 2019/01/04

Dependencies: 76940

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.2

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-15327