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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2018-5540

On F5 BIG-IP 13.0.0-13.0.1, 12.1.0-, 11.6.0-, or 11.5.1-11.5.6, Enterprise Manager 3.1.1, BIG-IQ Centralized Management 5.0.0-5.1.0, BIG-IQ Cloud and Orchestration 1.0.0, or F5 iWorkflow 2.1.0-2.3.0 the big3d process does not irrevocably minimize group privileges at start up.
Publish Date : 2018-07-19 Last Update Date : 2019-10-03
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 732

- Products Affected By CVE-2018-5540

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application F5 Big-ip Domain Name System * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application F5 Big-ip Global Traffic Manager * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application F5 Big-iq Centralized Management * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application F5 Big-iq Cloud And Orchestration 1.0.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application F5 Enterprise Manager 3.1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application F5 F5 Iworkflow * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
F5 Big-ip Domain Name System 1
F5 Big-ip Global Traffic Manager 1
F5 Big-iq Centralized Management 1
F5 Big-iq Cloud And Orchestration 1
F5 Enterprise Manager 1
F5 F5 Iworkflow 1

- References For CVE-2018-5540
BID 104920 F5 BIG-IP big3d Process CVE-2018-5540 Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2018-07-19
SECTRACK 1041341

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2018-5540

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