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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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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 1.8


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

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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

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls (CWE-264)

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:
05/24/2019