AngularJS XSS in BIG-IQ Centralized Management



Published: 2021-07-26
Risk Low
Patch available NO
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2020-7676
CWE ID CWE-79
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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BIG-IQ Centralized Management
Server applications / Remote management servers, RDP, SSH

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

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 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.

Mitigation

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

Vulnerable software versions

BIG-IQ Centralized Management: 6.0.1, 6.1.0, 7.0.0, 7.0.0.2, 7.1.0, 7.1.0.3, 8.0.0, 8.0.0.1, 8.1.0

CPE External links

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K32412075

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

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



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