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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2019.4497
         BIG-IP Edge Client for macOS vulnerability CVE-2019-6668
                             28 November 2019

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           BIG-IP Edge Client
Publisher:         F5 Networks
Operating System:  Mac OS
Impact/Access:     Increased Privileges -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2019-6668  

Original Bulletin: 
   https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K49827114

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K49827114: BIG-IP Edge Client for macOS vulnerability CVE-2019-6668

Original Publication Date: 27 Nov, 2019

Security Advisory Description

The BIG-IP Edge Client for macOS may allow unprivileged users to access files
owned by the root account (CVE-2019-6668).

Impact

The BIG-IP Edge Client may allow an unprivileged user on the affected macOS
device to get ownership of files owned by the root account on the local client
host.

Security Advisory Status

F5 Product Development has assigned ID 759343 (BIG-IP) to this vulnerability.

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 |
|                   |      |be        |in        |          |1     |or feature|
|                   |      |vulnerable|          |          |      |          |
+-------------------+------+----------+----------+----------+------+----------+
|                   |15.x  |15.0.0 -  |15.0.1.1^2|          |      |          |
|                   |      |15.0.1    |          |          |      |          |
|                   +------+----------+----------+          |      |          |
|                   |14.x  |14.1.0    |14.1.0.6^2|          |      |          |
|                   |      |14.0.0    |14.0.0.5^2|          |      |          |
|                   +------+----------+----------+          |      |APM Edge  |
|BIG-IP APM         |13.x  |13.0.0 -  |13.1.3^2  |High      |7.8   |Client    |
|                   |      |13.1.2    |          |          |      |installer |
|                   +------+----------+----------+          |      |on macOS  |
|                   |12.x  |12.1.0 -  |None      |          |      |          |
|                   |      |12.1.5    |          |          |      |          |
|                   +------+----------+----------+          |      |          |
|                   |11.x  |11.5.1 -  |11.6.5.1  |          |      |          |
|                   |      |11.6.5    |          |          |      |          |
+-------------------+------+----------+----------+----------+------+----------+
|                   |14.x  |None      |Not       |          |      |          |
|                   |      |          |applicable|          |      |          |
|BIG-IP (LTM, AAM,  +------+----------+----------+          |      |          |
|AFM, Analytics,    |13.x  |None      |Not       |          |      |          |
|ASM, DNS, Edge     |      |          |applicable|Not       |      |          |
|Gateway, FPS, GTM, +------+----------+----------+vulnerable|None  |None      |
|Link Controller,   |12.x  |None      |Not       |          |      |          |
|PEM,               |      |          |applicable|          |      |          |
|WebAccelerator)    +------+----------+----------+          |      |          |
|                   |11.x  |None      |Not       |          |      |          |
|                   |      |          |applicable|          |      |          |
+-------------------+------+----------+----------+----------+------+----------+
|Enterprise Manager |3.x   |None      |Not       |Not       |None  |None      |
|                   |      |          |applicable|vulnerable|      |          |
+-------------------+------+----------+----------+----------+------+----------+
|                   |6.x   |None      |Not       |          |      |          |
|BIG-IQ Centralized |      |          |applicable|Not       |      |          |
|Management         +------+----------+----------+vulnerable|None  |None      |
|                   |5.x   |None      |Not       |          |      |          |
|                   |      |          |applicable|          |      |          |
+-------------------+------+----------+----------+----------+------+----------+
|F5 iWorkflow       |2.x   |None      |Not       |Not       |None  |None      |
|                   |      |          |applicable|vulnerable|      |          |
+-------------------+------+----------+----------+----------+------+----------+
|                   |5.x   |None      |Not       |          |      |          |
|                   |      |          |applicable|Not       |      |          |
|Traffix SDC        +------+----------+----------+vulnerable|None  |None      |
|                   |4.x   |None      |Not       |          |      |          |
|                   |      |          |applicable|          |      |          |
+-------------------+------+----------+----------+----------+------+----------+

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

^2In BIG-IP APM 13.1.0 and later, the BIG-IP APM client components can be
updated independently from BIG-IP software.  For more information, refer to
K52547540: Updating the BIG-IP Edge Client for the BIG-IP APM system.

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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