F5 BIG-IP 12.0.0 and 11.5.0 - 11.6.1 REST requests which timeout during user account authentication may log sensitive attributes such as passwords in plaintext to /var/log/restjavad.0.log. It may allow local users to obtain sensitive information by reading these files.
Published 2017-02-20 15:59:00
Updated 2017-07-25 01:29:01
Source F5 Networks
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Vulnerability category: Information leak

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2016-6249

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.04%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 6 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2016-6249

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
2.1
LOW AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
3.9
2.9
NIST
5.3
MEDIUM CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L
1.8
3.4
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2016-6249

References for CVE-2016-6249

Products affected by CVE-2016-6249

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