This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote user to perform directory traversal attacks.
The vulnerability exists due to input validation error in iControl REST and tmsh command when processing directory traversal sequences in BIG-IP systems deployed in Standard and Appliance mode. An attacker with at least resource administrator role privileges can send a specially crafted HTTP request to the iControl REST API or pass specially crafted arguments to the tmsh command and view contents of arbitrary files on the system.Mitigation
Install update from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
BIG-IP: 11.6.1 - 184.108.40.206
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.