AlertsF5 Security Advisory

Number: AV21-419
Date: 26 August 2021

On 24 August 2021, F5 published Security Advisories to address vulnerabilities in multiple products. Included were updates for the following:

  • BIG IP – multiple versions
  • BIG IQ – multiple versions

Exploitation of some of these vulnerabilities could allow execution of arbitrary code.

The Cyber Centre encourages users and administrators to review the provided web link and apply the necessary updates.

Overview of F5 Vulnerabilities (August 2021)

Note to Readers 

The Canadian Centre for Cyber Security (Cyber Centre) operates as part of the Communications Security Establishment.  We are Canada’s national authority on cyber security and we lead the government’s response to cyber security events. As Canada's national computer security incident response team, the Cyber Centre works in close collaboration with government departments, critical infrastructure, Canadian businesses and international partners to prepare for, respond to, mitigate, and recover from cyber events. We do this by providing authoritative advice and support, and coordinating information sharing and incident response. The Cyber Centre is outward-facing, welcoming partnerships that help build a stronger, more resilient cyber space in Canada.

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