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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2015.0378
     sol16121: BIG-IP directory traversal vulnerability CVE-2014-8727
                             16 February 2015

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           BIG-IP
Publisher:         F5 Networks
Operating System:  Network Appliance
Impact/Access:     Delete Arbitrary Files -- Existing Account
                   Unauthorised Access    -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2014-8727  

Original Bulletin: 
   https://support.f5.com/kb/en-us/solutions/public/16000/100/sol16121.html

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sol16121: BIG-IP directory traversal vulnerability CVE-2014-8727

Security Advisory

Original Publication Date: 02/12/2015

Description

Multiple directory traversal vulnerabilities in F5 BIG-IP before 10.2.2 allow
local users with the "Resource Administrator" or "Administrator" role to 
enumerate and delete arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the name parameter
to (1) tmui/Control/jspmap/tmui/system/archive/properties.jsp or (2) 
tmui/Control/form. (CVE-2014-8727)

Impact

An attacker with Resource Administrator or Administrator role access to the 
BIG-IP Configuration utility may be able to delete arbitrary files.

Status

F5 Product Development has assigned ID 363027 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 LTM 	10.0.0 - 10.2.2 HF1			11.0.0 - 11.6.0
							10.2.2 HF2 - 10.2.4			Configuration utility

BIG-IP APM 	10.1.0 - 10.2.2 HF1			11.0.0 - 11.6.0
							10.2.2 HF2 - 10.2.4			Configuration utility

BIG-IP ASM 	10.0.0 - 10.2.2 HF1			11.0.0 - 11.6.0
							10.2.2 HF2 - 10.2.4			Configuration utility
BIG-IP Edge 
Gateway		10.1.0 - 10.2.2 HF1			11.0.0 - 11.3.0
							10.2.2 HF2 - 10.2.4			Configuration utility

BIG-IP GTM 	10.0.0 - 10.2.2 HF1			11.0.0 - 11.6.0
							10.2.2 HF2 - 10.2.4			Configuration utility

BIG-IP Link 
Controller 	10.0.0 - 10.2..2 HF1			11.0.0 - 11.6.0
							10.2.2 HF2 - 10.2.4			Configuration utility

BIG-IP PSM 	10.0.0 - 10.2.2 HF1			11.0.0 - 11.4.1
							10.2.2 HF2 - 10.2.4			Configuration utility

BIG-IP 
WebAccelerator 	10.0.0 - 10.2.2 HF1			11.0.0 - 11.3.0
							10.2.2 HF2 - 10.2.4			Configuration utility

BIG-IP WOM 	10.0.0 - 10.2.2 HF1			11.0.0 - 11.3.0
							10.2.2 HF2 - 10.2.4			Configuration utility

Enterprise 
Manager 	2.1.0 - 2.3.0 				3.0.0 - 3.1.1				Configuration utility

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 should only permit access to F5 products 
over a secure network and limit login access to trusted users. For more 
information, refer to SOL13092: Overview of securing access to the BIG-IP 
system.

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)

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