F5 Networks BIG-IP : NTP vulnerability (K55405388)

High Nessus Plugin ID 100138

Synopsis

The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.

Description

ntpd in NTP before 4.2.8p9, when the trap service is enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and crash) via a crafted packet. (CVE-2016-9311)

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K55405388.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K55405388

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 100138

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL55405388.nasl

Version: 3.4

Type: local

Published: 2017/05/12

Updated: 2019/07/17

Dependencies: 76940

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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_global_traffic_manager, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_link_controller, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_local_traffic_manager, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_policy_enforcement_manager, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_webaccelerator, cpe:/h:f5:big-ip, cpe:/h:f5:big-ip_protocol_security_manager

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/12/30

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/01/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-9311