F5 BIG-IP Controller for Kubernetes up to 1.5.0 Command Line Credentials credentials management

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A vulnerability classified as problematic was found in F5 BIG-IP Controller for Kubernetes up to 1.5.0 (Firewall Software). This vulnerability affects some unknown functionality of the component Command Line. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability (Credentials). The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-255. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality.

The bug was discovered 07/31/2018. The weakness was released 07/31/2018 (Website). The advisory is available at support.f5.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2018-5543 since 01/11/2018. The attack can be initiated remotely. A single authentication is required for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 03/12/2020).

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at SecurityFocus (BID 104944).

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.5

VulDB Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Temp Score: 4.3
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Name: Credentials
Class: Privilege escalation / Credentials
CWE: CWE-255
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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08/01/2018 +1 days 🔍
03/12/2020 +589 days 🔍

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Vendor: https://f5.com/

Advisory: support.f5.com
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2018-5543 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 104944 - F5 Container Connector CVE-2018-5543 Information Disclosure Vulnerability

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Created: 08/01/2018 11:04 AM
Updated: 03/12/2020 09:02 AM
Changes: (4) vulnerability_discoverydate advisory_confirm_url source_securityfocus_date source_securityfocus_class
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