F5 BIG-IP APM up to 12.1.3/13.1.1 URI Parameter information disclosure

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, has been found in F5 BIG-IP APM up to 12.1.3/13.1.1 (Firewall Software). This issue affects an unknown part of the component URI Parameter Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-200. Impacted is confidentiality.

The bug was discovered 07/31/2018. The weakness was disclosed 07/31/2018 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at support.f5.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2018-5544 since 01/11/2018. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 03/12/2020).

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 118643 (F5 Networks BIG-IP : BIG-IP APM vulnerability (K23024812)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family F5 Networks Local Security Checks and running in the context local.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published before and not just after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 104932) and Tenable (118643).

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.4
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.1

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Temp Score: 5.1
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Class: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-200
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 118643
Nessus Name: F5 Networks BIG-IP : BIG-IP APM vulnerability (K23024812)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: support.f5.com

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Vendor: https://f5.com/

Advisory: support.f5.com
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CVE: CVE-2018-5544 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 104932 - F5 BIG-IP APM CVE-2018-5544 Information Disclosure Vulnerability

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Created: 08/01/2018 11:05 AM
Updated: 03/12/2020 09:05 AM
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