Threat actors actively exploit F5 BIG-IP flaws CVE-2023-46747 and CVE-2023-46748


F5 this week warned customers about a critical security vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2023-46747 (CVSS 9.8), that impacts BIG-IP and could result in unauthenticated remote code execution.

The vulnerability resides in the configuration utility component, it was reported by Michael Weber and Thomas Hendrickson of Praetorian on October 4, 2023.

“This vulnerability may allow an unauthenticated attacker with network access to the BIG-IP system through the management port and/or self IP addresses to execute arbitrary system commands. There is no data plane exposure; this is a control plane issue only.” reads the advisory published by F5.