Improper access control in BIG-IP Net HSM script



Published: 2022-05-05
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-28859
CWE-ID CWE-284
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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BIG-IP
Hardware solutions / Firmware

Vendor F5 Networks, Inc.

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Improper access control

EUVDB-ID: #VU62825

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 4.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-28859

CWE-ID: CWE-284 - Improper Access Control

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote user to gain unauthorized access to otherwise restricted functionality.

The vulnerability exists due to improper access restrictions. A remote user with network access to the Net HSM can use or delete private keys by accessing a password-protected partition that is normally inaccessible.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

BIG-IP: 14.1.0 - 16.0.1.2


CPE2.3 External links

http://support.f5.com/csp/article/K47662005

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.



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