VDB-130887 · CVE-2019-6589 · K23566124

F5 BIG-IP up to Traffic Management User Interface Reflected cross site scripting

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A vulnerability classified as problematic has been found in F5 BIG-IP up to (Firewall Software). This affects an unknown functionality of the component Traffic Management User Interface. 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. The summary by CVE is:

On BIG-IP 14.0.0-, 13.0.0-, 12.1.0-, and 11.6.0-, a reflected Cross Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability is present in an undisclosed page of the BIG-IP TMUI (Traffic Management User Interface) also known as the BIG-IP configuration utility.

The bug was discovered 01/29/2019. The weakness was disclosed 02/14/2019. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2019-6589 since 01/22/2019. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1059.007 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 121439 (F5 Networks BIG-IP : BIG-IP TMUI vulnerability (K23566124)), 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 371623 (F5 BIG-IP ASM,LTM,APM TMUI Reflected Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilitiy (K23566124)).

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 vulnerability database at Tenable (121439). The entries VDB-131702, VDB-137309, VDB-137310 and VDB-144798 are 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: 121439
Nessus Name: F5 Networks BIG-IP : BIG-IP TMUI vulnerability (K23566124)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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01/22/2019 🔍
01/29/2019 +7 days 🔍
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01/30/2019 +1 days 🔍
02/14/2019 +15 days 🔍
02/14/2019 +0 days 🔍
07/10/2023 +1607 days 🔍


Vendor: f5.com

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CVE: CVE-2019-6589 (🔍)
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Created: 02/14/2019 11:36 AM
Updated: 07/10/2023 12:24 PM
Changes: 02/14/2019 11:36 AM (65), 05/10/2020 04:20 PM (2), 07/10/2023 12:24 PM (4)
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