F5 BIG-IP AFM up to TMUI Reflected cross site scripting

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A vulnerability classified as problematic has been found in F5 BIG-IP AFM up to (Firewall Software). Affected is an unknown code block of the component TMUI. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability (Reflected). CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-79. The product does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes user-controllable input before it is placed in output that is used as a web page that is served to other users. This is going to have an impact on integrity. CVE summarizes:

On F5 BIG-IP AFM 13.0.0- and 12.1.0-, there is a Reflected Cross Site Scripting vulnerability in undisclosed TMUI page.

The bug was discovered 10/18/2018. The weakness was disclosed 10/19/2018 (Website). The advisory is available at support.f5.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2018-15314 since 08/14/2018. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. This vulnerability is assigned to T1059.007 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 118620 (F5 Networks BIG-IP : XSS vulnerability in undisclosed TMUI page (K04524282)), 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 l. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 371272 (F5 BIG-IP ASM undisclosed TMUI page Reflected Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability (K21042153,K04524282) (Deprecated)).

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

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at Tenable (118620) and SecurityFocus (BID 105733†). The entry VDB-125801 is pretty similar.







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Name: Reflected
Class: Cross site scripting / Reflected
CWE: CWE-79 / CWE-74 / CWE-707

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Nessus ID: 118620
Nessus Name: F5 Networks BIG-IP : XSS vulnerability in undisclosed TMUI page (K04524282)
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08/14/2018 🔍
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Vendor: f5.com

Advisory: K04524282
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2018-15314 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1041933
SecurityFocus: 105733 - F5 BIG-IP AFM Multiple Cross Site Scripting Vulnerabilities

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Created: 10/20/2018 08:59 AM
Updated: 05/30/2023 01:23 PM
Changes: 10/20/2018 08:59 AM (69), 04/05/2020 04:57 PM (6), 05/30/2023 01:23 PM (5)
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