ESB-2019.0278 - [Appliance] F5 BIG-IP APM: Multiple vulnerabilities 2019-01-31

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                               ESB-2019.0278
          K01226413: The BIG-IP APM PingAccess component caching
               vulnerability may lead to user impersonation
                              31 January 2019

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           F5 BIG-IP APM
Publisher:         F5 Networks
Operating System:  Network Appliance
Impact/Access:     Provide Misleading Information -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Unauthorised Access            -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade

Original Bulletin: 
   https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K01226413

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K01226413: The BIG-IP APM PingAccess component caching vulnerability may lead
to user impersonation

Security Advisory

Original Publication Date: Jan 30, 2019

Applies to (see versions):

  o Product: BIG-IP, BIG-IP APM
      o 14.0.0, 13.1.1, 13.1.0, 13.0.1, 13.0.0

Security Advisory Description

This issue occurs when all of the following conditions are met:

  o You configure Ping Identity Services in the BIG-IP APM system for user
    authentication and authorization.
  o You are running a BIG-IP APM version using the Ping Access SDK that is
    vulnerable.

Impact

This vulnerability can lead to user impersonation and authorization bypass.

Symptoms

As a result of this issue, you may encounter the following symptom:

  o Users have access to internal resources for which they are not authorized.

Security Advisory Status

F5 Product Development has assigned ID 744556 to this issue. F5 has confirmed
that this issue exists in the products listed in the Applies to (see versions)
box, located in the upper-right corner of this article. For information about
releases, point releases, or hotfixes that resolve this issue, refer to the
following table.

+------------------+-----------------+----------------------------------------+
|Type of fix       |Fixes introduced |Related articles                        |
|                  |in               |                                        |
+------------------+-----------------+----------------------------------------+
|Release           |14.1.0           |K2200: Most recent versions of F5       |
|                  |                 |software                                |
+------------------+-----------------+----------------------------------------+
|Point release/    |13.1.1.4         |K9502: BIG-IP hotfix and point release  |
|hotfix            |                 |matrix                                  |
+------------------+-----------------+----------------------------------------+

Security Advisory Recommended Actions

Workaround

None

Supplemental Information

  o The Integrating APM with PingAccess Servers chapter of the BIG-IP Access
    Policy Manager: Third-Party Integration manual

    Note: For information about how to locate F5 product manuals, refer to
    Finding product documentation on AskF5

  o Ping Identity Integrated Solution for Secure Access Management Deployment
    Guide
  o F5 and Ping Identity Partnership Overview
  o K51812227: Understanding Security Advisory versioning
  o K41942608: Overview of AskF5 Security Advisory articles
  o K4602: Overview of the F5 security vulnerability response policy
  o K4918: Overview of the F5 critical issue hotfix policy
  o K9502: BIG-IP hotfix and point release matrix
  o K13123: Managing BIG-IP product hotfixes (11.x - 13.x)
  o K15106: Managing BIG-IQ product hotfixes
  o K15113: BIG-IQ hotfix matrix
  o K48955220: Installing an OPSWAT Endpoint Security update on BIG-IP APM
    systems (11.4.x and later)
  o K167: Downloading software and firmware from F5
  o K9970: Subscribing to email notifications regarding F5 products
  o K9957: Creating a custom RSS feed to view new and updated documents

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