F5 Networks BIG-IP : Linux kernel vulnerability (K23030550)

high Nessus Plugin ID 104107
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VPR Score: 6.7

Synopsis

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

Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability in the kernel networking subsystem could enable a local malicious application to execute arbitrary code within the context of the kernel. This issue is rated as Moderate because it first requires compromising a privileged process and current compiler optimizations restrict access to the vulnerable code. Product: Android. Versions: Kernel-3.10, Kernel-3.18.
Android ID: A-31349935.(CVE-2016-8399)

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K23030550.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K23030550

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 104107

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL23030550.nasl

Version: 3.16

Type: local

Published: 10/24/2017

Updated: 3/9/2020

Dependencies: f5_bigip_detect.nbin

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.6

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7

Temporal Score: 6.1

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/11/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/12/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-8399