|Number of vulnerabilities||1|
BIG-IP Advanced WAF
Client/Desktop applications / Antivirus software/Personal firewalls
Hardware solutions / Security hardware applicances
|Vendor||F5 Networks, Inc.|
This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote user to execute arbitrary shell commands on the target system.
The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation within the Traffic Management User Interface (TMUI), when running in Appliance mode with Advanced WAF or ASM provisioned. A remote privileged user with the roles Administrator, Resource Administrator, or Application Security Administrator with network access to the Configuration utility, through the BIG-IP management port or self IP addresses can send specially crafted request to the system and execute arbitrary OS commands.Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
BIG-IP Advanced WAF: 11.6.1 - 16.0.1
BIG-IP ASM: 11.6.1 - 16.0.1
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated privileged user via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.