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Improper Privilege Management


Severity High
Score 8.8/10


In F5OS-A version 1.x before 1.1.0 and F5OS-C version 1.x before 1.5.0, excessive file permissions in F5OS allows an authenticated local attacker to execute limited set of commands in a container and impact the F5OS controller.

  • LOW
  • HIGH
  • NONE
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  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-269 - Improper Privilege Management

An effective privilege management infrastructure provides valid users with required access and privileges across heterogeneous technology environments. An application with a faulty privilege management infrastructure allows higher than authorized privileges or enables privilege escalation. This can lead to security incidents such as system infiltration, data breach, and complete system takeover.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published