This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise the target system.
The vulnerability exists due to insecure input validation when processing serialized data in the Traffic Management User Interface (TMUI). A remote user can cause the Tomcat process to restart and perform unauthorized DNS requests and operations through undisclosed requests.Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
BIG-IP DNS: 13.1.0 - 16.1.2
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 device in order to exploit this vulnerability.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.