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F5 Networks: K02043709 (CVE-2018-5520): Appliance mode tmsh access vulnerability CVE-2018-5520

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F5 Networks: K02043709 (CVE-2018-5520): Appliance mode tmsh access vulnerability CVE-2018-5520

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
04/30/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/01/2018
Modified
03/02/2020

Description

On an F5 BIG-IP 13.0.0-13.1.0.5, 12.1.0-12.1.3.1, or 11.2.1-11.6.3.1 system configured in Appliance mode, the TMOS Shell (tmsh) may allow an administrative user to use the dig utility to gain unauthorized access to file system resources.

Solution(s)

  • f5-big-ip-upgrade-latest

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