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Category:   Device (Router/Bridge/Hub)  >   F5 BIG-IP Vendors:   F5 Networks
F5 BIG-IP EAV Monitor Scripts Let Remote Authenticated Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1036131
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-5020   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 18 2016
Impact:   Modification of system information, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in F5 BIG-IP. A remote authenticated user can gain elevated privileges.

A remote authenticated user with the Resource Administrator role can use specially crafted external EAV monitor scripts to modify user accounts on the target system.

The vendor has assigned ID 520924 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote authenticated user can gain elevated privileges on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (12.0.0 HF3, 12.1.0).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified

Message History:   None.

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