This security advisory describes one medium risk vulnerability.
CVSSv3.1: 5.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to sensitive information.
The vulnerability exists due to the BIG-IQ HA ElasticSearch service does not implement any form of
authentication for the clustering transport services, and all data used
by ElasticSearch for transport is unencrypted. A remote non-authenticated attacker can gain access to sensitive information or modify it.
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
BIG-IQ Centralized Management: 6.0.0, 6.0.1, 7.0.0, 220.127.116.11, 7.1.0, 18.104.22.168CPE
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?
The attacker would have to send a specially crafted request to the affected application in order to exploit this vulnerability.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.