#VU66139 Path traversal


Published: 2022-08-05

Vulnerability identifier: #VU66139

Vulnerability 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

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
BIG-IP APM
Hardware solutions / Security hardware applicances

Vendor: F5 Networks, Inc.

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


CPE

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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