On versions 15.0.0-15.1.0.1, 14.1.0-14.1.2.3, 13.1.0-13.1.3.3, and 12.1.0-12.1.5.1, BIG-IP systems set up for connection mirroring in a high availability (HA) pair transfer sensitive cryptographic objects over an insecure communications channel. This is a control plane issue which is exposed only on the network used for connection mirroring.
Published 2020-04-30 21:15:17
Updated 2021-07-21 11:39:24
Source F5 Networks
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2020-5885

0.17%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 53 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2020-5885

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.4
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
10.0
4.9
NIST
9.1
CRITICAL CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N
3.9
5.2
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2020-5885

  • The product transmits sensitive or security-critical data in cleartext in a communication channel that can be sniffed by unauthorized actors.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
  • The product stores or transmits sensitive data using an encryption scheme that is theoretically sound, but is not strong enough for the level of protection required.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2020-5885

Products affected by CVE-2020-5885

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