F5 Networks BIG-IP : Appliance mode TMUI authenticated remote command execution vulnerability (K18132488)

high Nessus Plugin ID 147636
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Synopsis

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

Description

The version of F5 Networks BIG-IP installed on the remote host is prior to 11.6.5.3 / 12.1.5.3 / 13.1.3.6 / 14.1.4 / 15.1.2.1 / 16.0.1.1 / 16.1.0. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the K18132488 advisory.

- On BIG-IP versions 16.0.x before 16.0.1.1, 15.1.x before 15.1.2.1, 14.1.x before 14.1.4, 13.1.x before 13.1.3.6, 12.1.x before 12.1.5.3, and 11.6.x before 11.6.5.3 when running in Appliance mode, the Traffic Management User Interface (TMUI), also referred to as the Configuration utility, has an authenticated remote command execution vulnerability in undisclosed pages. Note: Software versions which have reached End of Software Development (EoSD) are not evaluated. (CVE-2021-22987)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K18132488.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K18132488

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 147636

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL18132488.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Published: 3/10/2021

Updated: 10/28/2021

Dependencies: f5_bigip_detect.nbin

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-22988

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.1

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9

Temporal Score: 6.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:f5:big-ip_application_security_manager:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:a:f5:big-ip_access_policy_manager:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:a:f5:big-ip_advanced_firewall_manager:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:a:f5:big-ip_application_acceleration_manager:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:a:f5:big-ip_global_traffic_manager:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:a:f5:big-ip_link_controller:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:a:f5:big-ip_local_traffic_manager:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:a:f5:big-ip_policy_enforcement_manager:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:h:f5:big-ip:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:a:f5:big-ip_application_visibility_and_reporting:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Settings/ParanoidReport, Host/BIG-IP/hotfix, Host/BIG-IP/modules, Host/BIG-IP/version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/10/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/11/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-22987, CVE-2021-22988

IAVA: 2021-A-0127