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CVE-2021-22986 Scanner

Detects 'Remote Code Execution (RCE)' vulnerability in F5 BIG-IP, BIG-IQ affects v. BIG-IP 16.0.x before, 15.1.x before, 14.1.x before 14.1.4, 13.1.x before, 12.1.x before; BIG-IQ 7.1.0.x before, 7.0.0.x before


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CVE-2021-22986 Scanner Detail

F5 BIG-IP and BIG-IQ are powerful tools designed for the management and optimization of network applications. They are used by organizations of all sizes, including government institutions, healthcare facilities, and financial services companies. With the help of F5 BIG-IP and BIG-IQ, businesses can easily manage and distribute their web traffic, secure their applications, and optimize their performance with customizable policies. These products also provide advanced analytics and monitoring capabilities.

One of the most concerning issues detected in F5 BIG-IP and BIG-IQ is CVE-2021-22986, which is an unauthenticated remote command execution vulnerability in the iControl REST interface. This vulnerability has been found in BIG-IP versions 16.0.x before, 15.1.x before, 14.1.x before 14.1.4, 13.1.x before and 12.1.x before, as well as BIG-IQ 7.1.0.x before and 7.0.0.x before

When exploited, CVE-2021-22986 can lead to serious consequences, including unauthorized access to sensitive data, network breaches, and system crashes. Attackers can exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary commands on the target device, potentially allowing them to gain full control over the system. This can result in a significant loss of data, service disruption, and reputational damage for the impacted organization.

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