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              sol15220: iControl vulnerability CVE-2014-2928
                                12 May 2014


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           BIG-IP LTM
                   BIG-IP AAM
                   BIG-IP AFM
                   BIG-IP Analytics
                   BIG-IP APM
                   BIG-IP ASM
                   BIG-IP Edge Gateway
                   BIG-IP GTM
                   BIG-IP Link Controller
                   BIG-IP PEM
                   BIG-IP PSM
                   BIG-IP WebAccelerator
                   BIG-IP WOM
                   Enterprise Manager
                   BIG-IQ Cloud
                   BIG-IQ Device
                   BIG-IQ Security
Publisher:         F5
Operating System:  Network Appliance
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2014-2928  

Original Bulletin: 

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sol15220: iControl vulnerability CVE-2014-2928 Security Advisory

Security Advisory

Original Publication Date: 05/07/2014
Updated Date: 05/07/2014


It may be possible to execute arbitrary commands on a BIG-IP system through 
data supplied using an authenticated iControl connection. Execution of this 
vulnerability requires a valid administrative account on the device, and 
access to iControl.


Users may be able to execute arbitrary commands on a BIG-IP system using an 
authenticated iControl connection.


F5 Product Development has assigned ID 448802 (BIG-IP and Enterprise Manager) 
to this vulnerability, and has evaluated the currently supported releases for 
potential vulnerability.

To determine if your release is known to be vulnerable, the components or 
features that are affected by the vulnerability, and for information about 
releases or hotfixes that address the vulnerability, refer to the following 

Product                Versions known      Versions known to    Vulnerable component 
                       to be vulnerable    be not vulnerable    or feature

BIG-IP LTM             11.0.0 - 11.5.1     None                 iControl
                       10.0.0 - 10.2.4     
BIG-IP AAM             11.4.0 - 11.5.1     None                 iControl
BIG-IP AFM             11.3.0 - 11.5.1     None                 iControl
BIG-IP Analytics       11.0.0 - 11.5.1     None                 iControl
BIG-IP APM             11.0.0 - 11.5.1     None                 iControl
                       10.1.0 - 10.2.4
BIG-IP ASM             11.0.0 - 11.5.1     None                 iControl
                       10.0.0 - 10.2.4
BIG-IP Edge Gateway    11.0.0 - 11.3.0     None                 iControl
                       10.1.0 - 10.2.4
BIG-IP GTM             11.0.0 - 11.5.1     None                 iControl
                       10.0.0 - 10.2.4
BIG-IP Link Controller 11.0.0 - 11.5.1     None                 iControl
                       10.0.0 - 10.2.4
BIG-IP PEM             11.3.0 - 11.5.1     None                 iControl
BIG-IP PSM             11.0.0 - 11.4.1     None                 iControl
                       10.0.0 - 10.2.4
BIG-IP WebAccelerator  11.0.0 - 11.3.0     None                 iControl
                       10.0.0 - 10.2.4
BIG-IP WOM             11.0.0 - 11.3.0     None                 iControl
                       10.0.0 - 10.2.4
ARX                    None                6.0.0 - 6.4.0        None
Enterprise Manager     3.0.0 - 3.1.1       None                 iControl
                       2.1.0 - 2.3.0
FirePass               None                7.0.0                None
                                           6.0.0 - 6.1.0
BIG-IQ Cloud           4.0.0 - 4.3.0       None                 iControl
BIG-IQ Device          4.2.0 - 4.3.0       None                 iControl
BIG-IQ Security        4.0.0 - 4.3.0       None                 iControl

Recommended action

If the previous table lists a version in the Versions known to be not 
vulnerable column, you can eliminate this vulnerability by upgrading to the 
listed version. If the table does not list any version in the column, then no 
upgrade candidate currently exists.


F5 would like to acknowledge Brandon Perry of ZeniMax Online for bringing this 
issue to our attention.

Supplemental Information

    CVE-2014-2928 (pending)
    SOL9970: Subscribing to email notifications regarding F5 products
    SOL9957: Creating a custom RSS feed to view new and updated documents.
    SOL4602: Overview of the F5 security vulnerability response policy
    SOL4918: Overview of the F5 critical issue hotfix policy
    SOL167: Downloading software and firmware from F5
    SOL13123: Managing BIG-IP product hotfixes (11.x)
    SOL10025: Managing BIG-IP product hotfixes (10.x)
    SOL9502: BIG-IP hotfix matrix

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