A vulnerability in F5 kit first announced in February may be in the wild, with code posted to Github purporting to be an exploit. The original advisory stated that vulnerable installations of F5’s BigIP and other systems allowed an attacker to log in as root, because the vulnerability exposed the device’s SSH private key. F5 …
bigiron Is brocade
I mean foundry
bigip is right(last reference)
In the wild
The code is a testing tool unrelated to the exploit being out in the wild. The advisory shows the exact nature of the problem and gives the single private key used for root login. Copy & paste it into any SSH client and you're good to go.
This is a pretty amazing vulnerability, that the installation guide would not disclose a default root login that needs to be changed.
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