What is it about?
The Traffic Management User Interface (TMUI), also referred to as the Configuration utility, has a Remote Code Execution (RCE) vulnerability in undisclosed pages.
The vulnerability, assigned CVE-2020-5902 and rated as critical with a CVSS score of 10 out of 10
Also, a Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability exists in an undisclosed page of the BIG-IP Configuration utility. CVE-2020-5903
What is the impact of this attack?
This vulnerability allows for unauthenticated attackers, or authenticated users, with network access to the TMUI, through the BIG-IP management port and/or Self IPs, to execute arbitrary system commands, create or delete files, disable services, and/or execute arbitrary Java code. This vulnerability may result in complete system compromise. The BIG-IP system in Appliance mode is also vulnerable. This issue is not exposed on the data plane; only the control plane is affected.
Affected product versions:
BIG-IP versions 11.6.x, 12.1.x, 13.1.x, 14.1.x, 15.0.x, 15.1.x
What organisations should do as part of mitigation and prevention actions:
Are strongly recommended to update the devices to the latest versions 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168 as soon as possible.
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