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CVE-2018-5529 Detail

Current Description

The svpn component of the F5 BIG-IP APM client prior to version 7.1.7 for Linux and Mac OS X runs as a privileged process and can allow an unprivileged user to assume super-user privileges on the local client host. A malicious local unprivileged user may gain knowledge of sensitive information, manipulate certain data, or disrupt service.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/104730 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://github.com/mirchr/security-research/blob/master/vulnerabilities/F5/CVE-2018-5529.txt
https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K52171282 Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-noinfo Insufficient Information NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:f5:big-ip_access_policy_manager:*:*:*:*:clients:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
7.1.5
Up to (including)
7.1.6.1
 cpe:2.3:a:f5:big-ip_access_policy_manager:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
11.5.1
Up to (including)
11.5.6
 cpe:2.3:a:f5:big-ip_access_policy_manager:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
12.1.0
Up to (including)
12.1.3
 cpe:2.3:a:f5:big-ip_access_policy_manager:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
13.0.0
Up to (including)
13.1.0
 cpe:2.3:a:f5:big-ip_edge:*:*:*:*:clients:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
7101
Up to (including)
7150
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-5529
NVD Published Date:
07/12/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019