F5 Networks BIG-IP : tcpdump vulnerabilities (K55129614)

High Nessus Plugin ID 104261


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


CVE-2016-7975 The TCP parser in tcpdump before 4.9.0 has a buffer overflow in print-tcp.c:tcp_print().

CVE-2016-7986 The GeoNetworking parser in tcpdump before 4.9.0 has a buffer overflow in print-geonet.c, multiple functions.

CVE-2017-5341 The OTV parser in tcpdump before 4.9.0 has a buffer overflow in print-otv.c:otv_print().


Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K55129614.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 104261

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL55129614.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/10/31

Modified: 2017/12/26

Dependencies: 76940

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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


Base Score: 9.8

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/03/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-7975, CVE-2016-7986, CVE-2017-5341

OSVDB: 151106, 151114, 151122