SOL59010802 - Multiple MySQL vulnerabilities

ID SOL59010802
Type f5
Reporter f5
Modified 2015-12-15T00:00:00


Vulnerability Recommended Actions

If you are running a version listed in the Versions known to be vulnerable column, you can eliminate this vulnerability by upgrading to a version listed in the Versions known to be not vulnerable column. If the table lists only an older version than what you are currently running, or does not list a non-vulnerable version, 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 for BIG-IP and Enterprise Manager systems, you should permit management access to F5 products only over a secure network and limit shell access to only trusted users. For more information, refer to SOL13309: Restricting access to the Configuration utility by source IP address (11.x - 12.x) and SOL13092: Overview of securing access to the BIG-IP system.

Additionally, for Enterprise Manager, you should avoid enabling the Remote Access feature to provide remote access to the statistical database. If you have the Remote Access feature enabled, you should disable it by performing the following procedure:

Disabling the Remote Access feature

Impact of action: You will no longer be allowed to remotely access the MySQL statistical database.

  1. Log in to the Enterprise Manager Configuration utility.
  2. Click Enterprise Management.
  3. Navigate to Options > Statistics > Remote Access.
  4. Clear the Allow Remote Access check box.
  5. Click Save Changes.

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