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F5 Networks: K43523962 (CVE-2016-9257): BIG-IP APM XSS vulnerability CVE-2016-9257

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F5 Networks: K43523962 (CVE-2016-9257): BIG-IP APM XSS vulnerability CVE-2016-9257

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
05/05/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/07/2017
Modified
09/16/2019

Description

In F5 BIG-IP APM 12.0.0 through 12.1.2, non-authenticated users may be able to inject JavaScript into a request that will then be rendered and executed in the context of the Administrative user when the Administrative user is viewing the Access System Logs, allowing the non-authenticated user to carry out a Cross Site Scripting (XSS) attack against the Administrative user.

Solution(s)

  • f5-big-ip-upgrade-latest

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