Denial of service in BIG-IP ASM iControl REST



Published: 2021-03-11
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2021-23001
CWE-ID CWE-400
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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BIG-IP ASM
Hardware solutions / Security hardware applicances

Vendor F5 Networks, Inc.

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Resource exhaustion

EUVDB-ID: #VU51399

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-23001

CWE-ID: CWE-400 - Uncontrolled Resource Consumption ('Resource Exhaustion')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to the upload functionality in BIG-IP ASM allows an authenticated user to upload files to the BIG-IP system using a call to an undisclosed iControl REST endpoint. A remote authenticated user can upload large files to the system, consume all available disk space and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

BIG-IP ASM: 11.6.1 - 16.0.1


CPE2.3 External links

http://support.f5.com/csp/article/K06440657

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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