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CVE-2017-15524 Detail

Current Description

The Application Firewall Pack (AFP, aka Web Application Firewall) component on Kemp Load Balancer devices with software before 7.2.40.1 allows a Security Feature Bypass via an HTTP POST request.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.1 CRITICAL
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.2
Exploitability Score: 3.9


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.4 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/541602/100/0/threaded
https://kemptechnologies.com/files/assets/documentation/7.2/release-notes/Release_Notes-LoadMaster.pdf?pdf-file-view=1 Issue Tracking Release Notes Vendor Advisory
https://www.pallas.com/advisories/cve_2017_15524_kemp_afp_waf_bug_on_post_data Exploit Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • 7PK - Security Features (CWE-254)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:kemptechnologies:web_application_firewall
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
7.2.40


Change History

2 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-15524
NVD Published Date:
12/18/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2018