CVE-2020-5902

CVSS 3.1 Score 9.8 of 10 (high)

Details

Published Jul 1, 2020
Updated: Nov 14, 2023
CWE ID 22

Summary

CVE-2020-5902 is a Critical vulnerability that affects various versions of the BIG-IP Traffic Management User Interface (TMUI) in F5 Networks' BIG-IP products. This Remote Code Execution (RCE) vulnerability exists in undisclosed pages and has a base severity score of 9.8 out of 10. The vulnerability has a high impact on both confidentiality and integrity, with no privileges required or user interaction necessary for exploitation. It is classified as CWE-22, indicating an improper limitation of a pathname to a restricted directory (Path Traversal). The exploitability score is 3.9 out of 10, and the attack vector is through the network. Organizations using affected versions should apply the necessary updates and patches provided by F5 Networks to remediate this vulnerability promptly. Failure to do so may result in potential unauthorized remote code execution, leading to significant harm to an organization's infrastructure and data security.

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