Missing authentication in BIG-IP iControl REST API



Published: 2022-05-10 | Updated: 2022-07-04
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-1388
CWE-ID CWE-306
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Vulnerability #1 is being exploited in the wild.
Vulnerable software
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Hardware solutions / Firmware

Vendor F5 Networks, Inc.

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) Missing Authentication for Critical Function

EUVDB-ID: #VU62910

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 9.4 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:H/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-1388

CWE-ID: CWE-306 - Missing Authentication for Critical Function

Exploit availability: Yes

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise the affected system.

The vulnerability exists due to missing authentication in iControl REST API at "/mgmt/tm/util/bash". A remote non-authenticated attacker can send a specially crafted HTTP POST request to the management port and/or self IP addresses and execute arbitrary commands on the system.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may result in full system compromise.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

BIG-IP: 11.6.1 - 16.1.2.1


CPE2.3 External links

http://support.f5.com/csp/article/K23605346

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

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

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

Yes. This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.



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