F5 Networks BIG-IP : Linux kernel vulnerability (K82224417) Deprecated

high Nessus Plugin ID 100005
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Synopsis

This plugin has been deprecated.

Description

The packet_set_ring function in net/packet/af_packet.c in the Linux kernel through 4.10.6 does not properly validate certain block-size data, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted system calls.
(CVE-2017-7308) - No F5 Systems are Impacted.

Solution

n/a

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/#/article/K82224417

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 100005

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL82224417.nasl

Version: Revision: 3.4

Type: local

Published: 5/8/2017

Updated: 12/20/2017

Dependencies: f5_bigip_detect.nbin

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_access_policy_manager, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_advanced_firewall_manager, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_application_acceleration_manager, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_application_security_manager, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_application_visibility_and_reporting, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_link_controller, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_local_traffic_manager, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_policy_enforcement_manager, cpe:/h:f5:big-ip

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/BIG-IP/hotfix, Host/BIG-IP/modules, Host/BIG-IP/version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/5/2017

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-7308