F5 Networks BIG-IP : XSS vulnerability in undisclosed TMUI page (K21042153)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118640

Synopsis

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

Description

A reflected Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability exists in an
undisclosed page of the BIG-IP Configuration utility that allows an
attacker to execute JavaScript in the context of the current logged-in
user.(CVE-2018-15313)

Impact

BIG-IP

A remote unauthenticated attacker could potentially exploit this
vulnerability by sending a specific crafted URL that includes the
specific target host name and malicious HTML or JavaScript code to a
Configuration utility user, which is then reflected back to the victim
and executed by the web browser. If the exploit is successful, an
attacker can run JavaScript in the context of the currently logged-in
user.

Enterprise Manager, BIG-IQ, iWorkflow, and Traffix SDC

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

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5
Solution K21042153.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K21042153

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 118640

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL21042153.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 2018/11/02

Modified: 2019/01/04

Dependencies: 76940

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.1

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

Vulnerability Information

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-15313