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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2015.0009.2 sol15939: pl_tree.php XSS vulnerability CVE-2014-9342 7 April 2015 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: BIG-IP ASM Publisher: F5 Networks Operating System: Network Appliance Impact/Access: Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction Resolution: Patch/Upgrade CVE Names: CVE-2014-9342 Original Bulletin: https://support.f5.com/kb/en-us/solutions/public/15000/900/sol15939.html Revision History: April 7 2015: Hot Fix provided for BIG-IP ASM 11.6.0 January 5 2015: Initial Release - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- SOL15939: pl_tree.php XSS vulnerability CVE-2014-9342 Security Advisory Original Publication Date: 12/31/2014 Updated Date: 03/30/2015 Description Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the tree view (pl_tree.php) feature in Application Security Manager (ASM) in F5 BIG-IP 11.3.0 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML by accessing a crafted URL during automatic policy generation. (CVE-2014-9342) Impact The BIG-IP ASM automatic policy builder may allow modification by unauthorized users when the application server responds to malicious requests with 1XX/2XX/3XX HTTP status codes. Status F5 Product Development has assigned ID 496845 (BIG-IP) 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 table: Product Versions known to be vulnerable Versions known to be not vulnerable Vulnerable component or feature BIG-IP ASM 11.6.0 11.6.0 HF4 Configuration utility policy Tree View 11.0.0 - 11.5.2 10.0.0 - 10.1.0 10.2.0 - 10.2.4 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 listed version is older than the version you are currently running, or if the table does not list any version in the column, then no upgrade candidate currently exists. F5 is responding to this vulnerability as determined by the parameters defined in SOL4602: Overview of the F5 security vulnerability response policy. To mitigate this vulnerability, you can disable automatic policy building and build security policies manually. Supplemental Information 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 - --------------------------END INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- You have received this e-mail bulletin as a result of your organisation's registration with AusCERT. The mailing list you are subscribed to is maintained within your organisation, so if you do not wish to continue receiving these bulletins you should contact your local IT manager. 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