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ESB-2015.0009.2 - UPDATE [Appliance] BIG-IP ASM: Cross-site scripting - Remote with user interaction

Date: 07 April 2015

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                              ESB-2015.0009.2
           sol15939: pl_tree.php XSS vulnerability CVE-2014-9342
                               7 April 2015

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           BIG-IP ASM
Publisher:         F5 Networks
Operating System:  Network Appliance
Impact/Access:     Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2014-9342  

Original Bulletin: 
   https://support.f5.com/kb/en-us/solutions/public/15000/900/sol15939.html

Revision History:  April   7 2015: Hot Fix provided for BIG-IP ASM 11.6.0
                   January 5 2015: Initial Release

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SOL15939: pl_tree.php XSS vulnerability CVE-2014-9342

Security Advisory

Original Publication Date: 12/31/2014

Updated Date: 03/30/2015

Description

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the tree view (pl_tree.php) 
feature in Application Security Manager (ASM) in F5 BIG-IP 11.3.0 allows 
remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML by accessing a crafted
URL during automatic policy generation. (CVE-2014-9342)

Impact

The BIG-IP ASM automatic policy builder may allow modification by unauthorized
users when the application server responds to malicious requests with 
1XX/2XX/3XX HTTP status codes.

Status

F5 Product Development has assigned ID 496845 (BIG-IP) to this vulnerability,
and has evaluated the currently supported releases for potential 
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 
table:

Product 	Versions known to be vulnerable 	Versions known to be not vulnerable 	Vulnerable component or feature

BIG-IP ASM 	11.6.0					11.6.0 HF4				Configuration utility policy Tree View
		11.0.0 - 11.5.2				10.0.0 - 10.1.0 
		10.2.0 - 10.2.4 


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. If the listed version is older than the version you are 
currently running, or if the table does not list any version in the column, 
then no upgrade candidate currently exists.

F5 is responding to this vulnerability as determined by the parameters defined
in SOL4602: Overview of the F5 security vulnerability response policy.

To mitigate this vulnerability, you can disable automatic policy building and
build security policies manually.

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

SOL13123: Managing BIG-IP product hotfixes (11.x)

SOL10025: Managing BIG-IP product hotfixes (10.x)

SOL9502: BIG-IP hotfix matrix

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