A platform-specific remote root access vulnerability has been discovered that may allow a remote user to gain privileged access to affected systems using SSH. The vulnerability is caused by a publicly known SSH private key for the root user which is present on all vulnerable appliances. The following platforms are affected by this issue: VIPRION B2100, B4100, and B4200 BIG-IP 520, 540, 1000, 2000, 2400, 5000, 5100, 1600, 3600, 3900, 6900, 8900, 8950, 11000, and 11050 BIG-IP Virtual Edition Enterprise Manager 3000 and 4000
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