F5 Networks BIG-IP : Python and Jython vulnerability (K78825687)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 101913
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Synopsis

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

Description

Integer overflow in bufferobject.c in Python before 2.7.8 allows context-dependent attackers to obtain sensitive information from process memory via a large size and offset in a 'buffer' function.
(CVE-2014-7185)

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K78825687.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K78825687

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 101913

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL78825687.nasl

Version: 3.5

Type: local

Published: 7/24/2017

Updated: 3/10/2021

Dependencies: f5_bigip_detect.nbin

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

Temporal Vector: E:ND/RL:OF/RC: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_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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/21/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/8/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-7185

BID: 70089