AngularJS XSS in BIG-IP (SSL Orchestrator)

Published: 2021-07-26
Risk Low
Patch available NO
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2020-7676
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
F5 SSL Orchestrator
Client/Desktop applications / Other client software

Vendor F5 Networks, Inc.

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.

1) Cross-site scripting

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:U/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-7676

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

Exploit availability: No


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 when wrapping "<option>" elements in "<select>" ones changes parsing behavior. A remote authenticated 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.


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

Vulnerable software versions

F5 SSL Orchestrator: 12.1.0, 12.1.1, 12.1.2, 12.1.3, 12.1.4, 12.1.5, 12.1.6, 13.1.0, 13.1.1, 13.1.2, 13.1.3, 13.1.4, 14.1.0, 14.1.1, 14.1.2,, 14.1.3, 14.1.4, 15.0.0, 15.0.1,, 15.1.0, 15.1.1, 15.1.2, 15.1.3, 16.0.0, 16.1.0

CPE External links

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated user via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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