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       sol15229: BIG-IQ privilege escalation vulnerability Security
                         AdvisorySecurity Advisory
                                7 May 2014


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           BIG-IQ Cloud
                   BIG-IQ Security
Publisher:         F5
Operating System:  Network Appliance
Impact/Access:     Increased Privileges -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade

Original Bulletin: 

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sol15229: BIG-IQ privilege escalation vulnerability Security AdvisorySecurity 

Original Publication Date: 05/02/2014


The BIG-IQ system allows an input validation attack in which an authenticated 
user is able to escalate their authorization level to that of another user.


An authenticated user with limited access may be able to gain administrative 
access to the system.


F5 Product Development has assigned ID 428984 (BIG-IQ) to this 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 to be vulnerable 	Versions known to be not vulnerable 	Vulnerable component or feature
BIG-IP LTM 	None					11.0.0 - 11.5.1				None
							10.0.0 - 10.2.4

BIG-IP AAM 	None 					11.4.0 - 11.5.1			 	None

BIG-IP AFM 	None 					11.3.0 - 11.5.1				None

BIG-IP  	None 					11.0.0 - 11.5.1			 	None

BIG-IP APM 	None 					11.0.0 - 11.5.1 			None
							10.1.0 - 10.2.4

BIG-IP ASM 	None 					11.0.0 - 11.5.1				None
							10.0.0 - 10.2.4 	

BIG-IP Edge 	None					11.0.0 - 11.3.0 			None
Gateway							10.1.0 - 10.2.4

BIG-IP GTM 	None 					11.0.0 - 11.5.1			 	None
							10.0.0 - 10.2.4

BIG-IP 		None					11.0.0 - 11.5.1				None
Link Controller 					10.0.0 - 10.2.4	

BIG-IP PEM 	None					11.3.0 - 11.5.1				None

BIG-IP PSM 	None 					11.0.0 - 11.4.1				None
							10.0.0 - 10.2.4 	

BIG-IP  	None 					11.0.0 - 11.3.0			 	None
WebAccelerator						10.0.0 - 10.2.4

BIG-IP WOM 	None 					11.0.0 - 11.3.0 			None
							10.0.0 - 10.2.4

ARX 		None 					6.0.0 - 6.4.0 				None

Enterprise  	None 					3.0.0 - 3.1.1				None
Manager							2.1.0 - 2.3.0 	

FirePass 	None 					7.0.0				 	None
							6.0.0 - 6.1.0

BIG-IQ Cloud 	4.0.0 - 4.1.0				4.2.0 - 4.3.0				Configuration utility access control
BIG-IQ Device 	None					4.2.0 - 4.3.0				None

BIG-IQ Security 4.0.0 - 4.1.0				4.2.0 - 4.3.0				Configuration utility access control

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.

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

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