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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor

CVE-2020-5890

Severity Medium
Score 5.5/10

Summary

On BIG-IP 15.0.0-15.0.1, 14.1.0-14.1.2.3, 13.1.0-13.1.3.3, and 12.1.0-12.1.5.1 and BIG-IQ 5.2.0-7.1.0, when creating a QKView, credentials for binding to LDAP servers used for remote authentication of the BIG-IP administrative interface will not fully obfuscate if they contain whitespace.

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • NONE
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • LOW
  • HIGH
  • NONE

CWE-200 - Information Exposure

An information exposure vulnerability is categorized as an information flow (IF) weakness, which can potentially allow unauthorized access to otherwise classified information in the application, such as confidential personal information (demographics, financials, health records, etc.), business secrets, and the application's internal environment.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published