F5 Networks BIG-IP : ConfigSync mcpd vulnerability (K62279530)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 104193

Synopsis

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

Description

When configuration synchronization (ConfigSync) is configured, attackers on adjacent networks may be able to bypass the TLS protections usually used to encrypt and authenticate connections to mcpd. (CVE-2017-6161)

Impact

This vulnerability may allow remote attackers to cause a denial-of-service (DoS) attack by way of resource exhaustion.

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K62279530.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/#/article/K62279530

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 104193

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL62279530.nasl

Version: 3.7

Type: local

Published: 2017/10/27

Modified: 2018/07/11

Dependencies: 76940

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

CVSSv2

Base Score: 2.9

Temporal Score: 2.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/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 Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/10/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-6161