F5 Networks BIG-IP : Linux kernel vulnerability (K82508682)

high Nessus Plugin ID 104135
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Synopsis

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

Description

The dccp_rcv_state_process function in net/dccp/input.c in the Linux kernel through 4.9.11 mishandles DCCP_PKT_REQUEST packet data structures in the LISTEN state, which allows local users to obtain root privileges or cause a denial of service (double free) via an application that makes an IPV6_RECVPKTINFO setsockopt system call.
(CVE-2017-6074)

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K82508682.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K82508682

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 104135

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL82508682.nasl

Version: 3.9

Type: local

Published: 10/25/2017

Updated: 10/27/2020

Dependencies: f5_bigip_detect.nbin

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7.2

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

Temporal Vector: E:F/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 Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/10/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/18/2017

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-6074