F5 Networks BIG-IP : TMOS Shell vulnerability (K37442533)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118657

Synopsis

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

Description

Authenticated users granted TMOS Shell (tmsh) access can access objects on the file system which would normally be disallowed by tmsh restrictions. This allows for authenticated, low privileged attackers to exfiltrate objects on the file system which should not be allowed.
(CVE-2018-5516)

Impact

This vulnerability allows unauthorized privileges to authenticated administrative users with tmsh access.

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K37442533.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/#/article/K37442533

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 118657

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL37442533.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Published: 2018/11/02

Modified: 2018/11/02

Dependencies: 76940

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.7

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 4.7

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/04/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5516