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cybersecurity bulletin CVE-2019-6617

F5 BIG-IP: privilege escalation via SFTP

Synthesis of the vulnerability

A privileged attacker can bypass restrictions via SFTP of F5 BIG-IP, in order to escalate his privileges.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 1/4.
Creation date: 02/05/2019.
Références of this announce: CERTFR-2019-AVI-242, CVE-2019-6617, K07702240, K24401914, K27400151, K38941195, K46524395, K47527163, K82814400, K87659521, K94563344, VIGILANCE-VUL-29212.
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Description of the vulnerability

A privileged attacker can bypass restrictions via SFTP of F5 BIG-IP, in order to escalate his privileges.
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This cybersecurity weakness impacts software or systems such as BIG-IP Hardware, TMOS.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this security vulnerability is low.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of privileged account.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this vulnerability bulletin.

Solutions for this threat

F5 BIG-IP: versions 14.1.0.2, 13.1.1.5, 12.1.4.1, 11.6.4 and 11.5.9.
Versions 14.1.0.2, 13.1.1.5, 12.1.4.1, 11.6.4 and 11.5.9 are fixed.
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