SOL16950 - SQLite vulnerability CVE-2015-3416

ID SOL16950
Type f5
Reporter f5
Modified 2016-06-07T00:00:00


  • Although the software of the affected F5 products contain the vulnerable code, the affected F5 products do not use the vulnerable code in a way which exposes the vulnerability in a standard configuration. An attacker must have local shell access to the affected F5 products to trigger an exploit.

Vulnerability Recommended Actions

If the previous table lists a version in the Versions known to be not vulnerable column, you can eliminate this vulnerability by upgrading to the listed version. If the listed version is older than the version you are currently running, or if the table does not list any version in the column, then no upgrade candidate currently exists.

F5 responds to vulnerabilities in accordance with the Severity values published in the previous table. The Severity values and other security vulnerability parameters are defined in SOL4602: Overview of the F5 security vulnerability response policy.

To mitigate this vulnerability, you should only permit management access to F5 products over a secure network, and limit shell access to trusted users. For more information about securing access for BIG-IP, BIG-IQ, and Enterprise Manager systems, refer to SOL13309: Restricting access to the Configuration utility by source IP address (11.x) and SOL13092: Overview of securing access to the BIG-IP system.

Supplemental Information

  • SOL9970: Subscribing to email notifications regarding F5 products
  • SOL9957: Creating a custom RSS feed to view new and updated documents
  • SOL4918: Overview of the F5 critical issue hotfix policy
  • SOL167: Downloading software and firmware from F5