Vulnerability Note VU#143395

F5 Networks ASM appliance contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability

Original Release date: 10 Sep 2012 | Last revised: 10 Sep 2012


F5 Networks ASM appliance versions 10.0.0 through 11.2.0 HF2 are susceptible to a cross-site scripting vulnerability in the traffic overview page.


A cross-site scripting (XSS) (CWE-79) vulnerability exists in the traffic overview page. By sending several malicious requests, an attacker may be able to have the requests propagate to the summary listings page where proper sanitization is not performed.


An attacker may be able to execute arbitrary script in the context of an authenticated user's session.


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Vendor patches (Portal authentication required) are available for supported versions.

Vendor Information (Learn More)

VendorStatusDate NotifiedDate Updated
F5 Networks, Inc.Affected12 Jul 201210 Sep 2012
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CVSS Metrics (Learn More)

Group Score Vector
Base 4.3 AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Temporal 3.4 E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C
Environmental 3.4 CDP:ND/TD:ND/CR:ND/IR:ND/AR:ND



Thanks to F5 Networks for reporting this vulnerability.

This document was written by Jared Allar.

Other Information

  • CVE IDs: CVE-2012-2975
  • Date Public: 10 Sep 2012
  • Date First Published: 10 Sep 2012
  • Date Last Updated: 10 Sep 2012
  • Document Revision: 16


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