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Affected F5 devices from penetration testing | APM


We go below result from penetration test in F5 unit.


Issue: Insufficient Resource Validation. It is observed that we are able to inject "<" and ">" to the id_res parameter.

Resolution: It is advised to do data sanitization for characters "<" and ">".


Please note: our client only using APM module.


Please advise us to mitigate this vulnerability.





Not applicable

 Potential security issues like this are best handled directly by our official support teams.

I'm told the best thing to do is follow the instructions on this Knowledge Article on Support related to reporting suspected vulnerabilities. - Reporting Suspected Vulnerabilities


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