Detects 'Remote Code Execution (RCE)' vulnerability in F5 BIG-IP affects v. 15.0.0-18.104.22.168, 14.1.0-22.214.171.124, 13.1.0-126.96.36.199, 12.1.0-188.8.131.52, and 11.6.1-184.108.40.206.
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The BIG-IP software is an application delivery controller that provides high availability, performance, and security to applications across a network. It is used by organizations to optimize the flow of traffic between servers, data centers, and cloud services. The BIG-IP software offers advanced features such as load balancing, SSL/TLS offloading, and application firewalling. It is a critical component for large-scale deployments and is widely adopted by enterprises.
The CVE-2020-5902 vulnerability detected in this product is a Remote Code Execution (RCE) flaw in the Traffic Management User Interface (TMUI) of BIG-IP versions 11.6.1-220.127.116.11, 12.1.0-18.104.22.168, 13.1.0-22.214.171.124, 14.1.0-126.96.36.199, and 15.0.0-188.8.131.52. The vulnerability allows an attacker to execute arbitrary code, steal sensitive data, or perform other malicious actions on the affected system. The vulnerability could lead to a full compromise of the system, and its exploitation is highly critical.
When exploited, the CVE-2020-5902 vulnerability could lead to devastating consequences, primarily because it allows an attacker to gain access to the entire system, including network resources and sensitive data. An attacker could steal user credentials, propagate malware, or disrupt the system's availability. In some cases, attackers could use the exploit to take control of the system and execute ransomware attacks, demanding payment for the release of encrypted data.
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