F5 Networks BIG-IP : BIG-IP APM Edge Client vulnerability (K51220077)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 118673

Synopsis

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

Description

The BIG-IP APM Edge Clientcomponent loads the policy library with user permission and bypassing the endpoint checks. (CVE-2018-15316)

Impact

A malicious user can exploit this vulnerability on the APM Edge Clientby injecting a library file which will be loaded by the policy server and bypass the endpoint checks. The endpoint inspection component forMac OS X and Linux platforms are vulnerable to this issue.

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K51220077.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K51220077

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 118673

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL51220077.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 2018/11/02

Modified: 2019/01/04

Dependencies: 76940

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 2.1

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_access_policy_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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-15316