Date: 10 June 2014
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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
sol15310: Data Manager SQL Injection Remote Code Execution
10 June 2014
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: F5 ARX Data Manager
Operating System: Windows
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2014-2949
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sol15310: Data Manager SQL Injection Remote Code Execution vulnerability
Original Publication Date: 06/06/2014
Updated Date: 06/06/2014
F5 Data Manager SQL Injection Remote Code Execution Vulnerability.
(CVE-2014-2949 - pending)
An authenticated user may potentially execute code.
F5 Product Development has assigned ID 461853 (Data Manager) to this
vulnerability, and has evaluated the currently supported releases for potential
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 ARX Data Manager
Versions known to be vulnerable 3.0.0 - 3.1.0
Versions known to be not vulnerable None
Vulnerable component or feature None
To mitigate this vulnerability, you can stop the Data Manager Service when not
in use. To do so, perform the following procedure:
Impact of action: Performing the following procedure should not have a negative
impact on your system.
Log in as admin to Data Manager Web Application.
In the left navigation tree, click Tasks.
Ensure that all tasks are completed (or canceled) before proceeding.
Close the Data Manager Web Application.
From the Programs menu, open the Data Manager Control Panel.
Click the Main tab.
In the Service Status section, click the Stop button.
When necessary, you can restart the Data Manager Service by clicking the Start
F5 would like to acknowledge Andrea Micalizzi (rgod) working with HP's Zero Day
Initiative for bringing this issue to our attention, and for following the
highest standards of responsible disclosure.
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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