Path traversal in F5 BIG-IP APM



Published: 2022-08-05
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-31473
CWE-ID CWE-22
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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BIG-IP APM
Hardware solutions / Security hardware applicances

Vendor F5 Networks, Inc.

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Path traversal

EUVDB-ID: #VU66139

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 5.9 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-31473

CWE-ID: CWE-22 - Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote user to perform directory traversal attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to input validation error when processing directory traversal sequences in an undisclosed page within iApps. A remote administrator can send a specially crafted HTTP request and read arbitrary files on the system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

BIG-IP APM: 15.1.0 - 16.1.0


CPE2.3 External links

http://support.f5.com/csp/article/K34893234

Q & A

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.



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