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F5 BIG-IP - iControl vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

F5 Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.1

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

7 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

F5 Big-IP is prone to an authenticated code execution vulnerability

Insight

Insight

The iControl API in F5 BIG-IP allows remote administrators to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in the hostname element in a SOAP request.

Affected Software

Affected Software

F5 BIG-IP before 11.6.0

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

See the referenced vendor advisory for a solution.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)