Improiper access control in Grafana component in BIG-IQ Centralized Management

Published: 2021-04-06
Risk Medium
Patch available NO
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2019-15043
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.
Vulnerable software
BIG-IQ Centralized Management
Server applications / Remote management servers, RDP, SSH

Vendor F5 Networks, Inc.

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Improper access control

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:P/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-15043

CWE-ID: CWE-284 - Improper Access Control

Exploit availability: No


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

The vulnerability exists due to improper access restrictions to Grafana HTTP API. A remote non-authenticated attacker can send a specially crafted request to unprotected Garafa API endpoint and perform denial of service (DoS) attack.


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

Vulnerable software versions

BIG-IQ Centralized Management: 6.0.0, 6.0.1, 6.1.0, 7.0.0,, 7.1.0,, 8.0.0

CPE External links

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

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

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to send a specially crafted request to the affected application in order to exploit this vulnerability.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability. However, proof of concept for this vulnerability is available.