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F5 Networks: K12685114 (CVE-2016-6249): BIG-IP REST vulnerability CVE-2016-6249

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F5 Networks: K12685114 (CVE-2016-6249): BIG-IP REST vulnerability CVE-2016-6249

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
02/10/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/16/2017
Modified
09/16/2019

Description

F5 BIG-IP 12.0.0 and 11.5.0 - 11.6.1 REST requests which timeout during user account authentication may log sensitive attributes such as passwords in plaintext to /var/log/restjavad.0.log. It may allow local users to obtain sensitive information by reading these files.

Solution(s)

  • f5-big-ip-upgrade-latest

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