ESB-2018.3715.2 - UPDATE [Appliance] F5 BIG-IP Products: Cross-site scripting - Remote with user interaction 2018-12-04

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                              ESB-2018.3715.2
                      K62532311: jQuery vulnerability
                              4 December 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           F5 BIG-IP Products
Publisher:         F5 Networks
Operating System:  Network Appliance
Impact/Access:     Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        None
CVE Names:         CVE-2012-6708  

Original Bulletin: 
   https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K62532311

Revision History:  December  4 2018: Added Heuristic H62532311
                   November 29 2018: Initial Release

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K62532311: jQuery vulnerability CVE-2012-6708

Security Advisory

Original Publication Date: Nov 28, 2018

Security Advisory Description

jQuery before 1.9.0 is vulnerable to Cross-site Scripting (XSS) attacks. The
jQuery(strInput) function does not differentiate selectors from HTML in a
reliable fashion. In vulnerable versions, jQuery determined whether the input
was HTML by looking for the '<' character anywhere in the string, giving
attackers more flexibility when attempting to construct a malicious payload. In
fixed versions, jQuery only deems the input to be HTML if it explicitly starts
with the '<' character, limiting exploitability only to attackers who can
control the beginning of a string, which is far less common. (CVE-2012-6708)

Impact

This vulnerability allows an authenticated user to perform an unauthorized
modification.

Security Advisory Status

F5 Product Development has assigned ID 749324 (BIG-IP), and JIRA ID's CPF-25008
and CPF-250009 (Traffix SDC) to this vulnerability. Additionally, BIG-IP
iHealth may list Heuristic H62532311 on the Diagnostics > Identified > Low page.

To determine if your product and version have been evaluated for this
vulnerability, refer to the Applies to (see versions) box. 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. For more information
about security advisory versioning, refer to K51812227: Understanding Security
Advisory versioning.

+----------------+------+----------+----------+----------+------+-------------+
|                |      |Versions  |Fixes     |          |CVSSv3|Vulnerable   |
|Product         |Branch|known to  |introduced|Severity  |score^|component or |
|                |      |be        |in        |          |1     |feature      |
|                |      |vulnerable|          |          |      |             |
+----------------+------+----------+----------+----------+------+-------------+
|                |14.x  |14.0.0    |None      |          |      |             |
|BIG-IP (LTM,    +------+----------+----------+          |      |             |
|AAM, AFM,       |13.x  |13.0.0 -  |None      |          |      |             |
|Analytics, APM, |      |13.1.1    |          |          |      |             |
|ASM, DNS, Edge  +------+----------+----------+Low       |3.1   |Configuration|
|Gateway, FPS,   |12.x  |12.1.0 -  |None      |          |      |utility      |
|GTM, Link       |      |12.1.3    |          |          |      |             |
|Controller, PEM,+------+----------+----------+          |      |             |
|WebAccelerator) |11.x  |11.2.1 -  |None      |          |      |             |
|                |      |11.6.3    |          |          |      |             |
+----------------+------+----------+----------+----------+------+-------------+
|Enterprise      |3.x   |None      |Not       |Not       |None  |None         |
|Manager         |      |          |applicable|vulnerable|      |             |
+----------------+------+----------+----------+----------+------+-------------+
|                |6.x   |None      |Not       |          |      |             |
|BIG-IQ          |      |          |applicable|Not       |      |             |
|Centralized     +------+----------+----------+vulnerable|None  |None         |
|Management      |5.x   |None      |Not       |          |      |             |
|                |      |          |applicable|          |      |             |
+----------------+------+----------+----------+----------+------+-------------+
|F5 iWorkflow    |2.x   |None      |Not       |Not       |None  |None         |
|                |      |          |applicable|vulnerable|      |             |
+----------------+------+----------+----------+----------+------+-------------+
|                |5.x   |5.0.0 -   |None      |          |      |             |
|Traffix SDC     |      |5.1.0     |          |Medium    |6.8   |WebUI        |
|                +------+----------+----------+          |      |             |
|                |4.x   |4.4.0     |None      |          |      |             |
+----------------+------+----------+----------+----------+------+-------------+

^1 The CVSSv3 score link takes you to a resource outside of AskF5, and it is
possible that the document may be removed without our knowledge.

Security Advisory Recommended Actions

If you are running a version listed in the Versions known to be vulnerable
column, you can eliminate this vulnerability by upgrading to a version listed
in the Fixes introduced in column. If the table lists only an older version
than what you are currently running, or does not list a non-vulnerable version,
then no upgrade candidate currently exists.

Mitigation

None

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