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

High 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: High

ID: 118673

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL51220077.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Published: 2018/11/02

Modified: 2018/11/02

Dependencies: 76940

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

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