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XSS in BIG-IP APM Portal Access



Published: 2020-01-14
Severity Low
Patch available NO
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2020-5853
CWE ID CWE-79
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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BIG-IP APM
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Vendor F5 Networks, Inc.

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.

1) Cross-site scripting

Severity: Low

CVSSv3: 4.3 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:U/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-5853

CWE-ID: CWE-79 - Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The disclosed vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data in BIG-IP APM Portal Access. A remote attacker can trick the victim to follow a specially crafted link and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in user's browser in context of vulnerable website.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to steal potentially sensitive information, change appearance of the web page, perform phishing and drive-by-download attacks.

Mitigation

Cybersecurity Help is currently unaware of any official solution to address this vulnerability.

Vulnerable software versions

BIG-IP APM: 11.5.2, 11.5.3, 11.5.4, 11.5.4 HF4, 11.5.5, 11.5.6, 11.5.7, 11.5.8, 11.5.9, 11.5.10, 11.6.0, 11.6.1, 11.6.1 HF1, 11.6.2, 11.6.3, 11.6.4, 11.6.5, 12.0.0, 12.0.1, 12.1.0, 12.1.0 HF1, 12.1.1, 12.1.2, 12.1.2 HF1, 12.1.3, 12.1.3.1, 12.1.3.2, 12.1.3.4, 12.1.4, 12.1.5, 13.0.0, 13.0.1, 13.1.0, 13.1.0.1, 13.1.0.2, 13.1.0.3, 13.1.0.6, 13.1.0.8, 13.1.1, 13.1.1.2, 13.1.1.5, 13.1.3, 13.1.3.2, 14.0.0, 14.0.0.5, 14.0.1, 14.0.1.1, 14.1.0, 14.1.0.3.0.79.6-ENG Hotfix, 14.1.0.3.0.97.6-ENG Hotfix, 14.1.0.3.0.99.6-ENG Hotfix, 14.1.0.5.0.15.5-ENG Hotfix, 14.1.0.5.0.36.5-ENG Hotfix, 14.1.0.5.0.40.5-ENG Hotfix, 14.1.0.6, 14.1.0.6.0.11.9-ENG Hotfix, 14.1.0.6.0.14.9-ENG Hotfix, 14.1.0.6.0.68.9-ENG Hotfix, 14.1.0.6.0.70.9-ENG Hotfix, 14.1.1, 14.1.2, 14.1.2.0.11.37-ENG Hotfix, 14.1.2.0.18.37-ENG Hotfix, 14.1.2.0.32.37-ENG Hotfix, 14.1.2.1, 14.1.2.1.0.14.4-ENG Hotfix, 14.1.2.1.0.16.4-ENG Hotfix, 14.1.2.1.0.34.4-ENG Hotfix, 14.1.2.1.0.46.4-ENG Hotfix, 14.1.2.1.0.97.4-ENG Hotfix, 14.1.2.1.0.99.4-ENG Hotfix, 14.1.2.1.0.105.4-ENG Hotfix, 14.1.2.1.0.111.4-ENG Hotfix, 14.1.2.1.0.115.4-ENG Hotfix, 14.1.2.1.0.122.4-ENG Hotfix, 15.0.0, 15.0.1, 15.0.1.0.33.11-ENG Hotfix, 15.0.1.0.48.11-ENG Hotfix, 15.0.1.1, 15.1.0

CPE External links

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K73183618

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.