F5 Networks BIG-IP : tcpdump vulnerabilities (K94010578)

High Nessus Plugin ID 104262

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VPR Score: 5.9


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


CVE-2016-7940 The STP parser in tcpdump before 4.9.0 has a buffer overflow in print-stp.c, multiple functions.

CVE-2016-7973 The AppleTalk parser in tcpdump before 4.9.0 has a buffer overflow in print-atalk.c, multiple functions.

CVE-2016-7974 The IP parser in tcpdump before 4.9.0 has a buffer overflow in print-ip.c, multiple functions.

CVE-2016-7983 The BOOTP parser in tcpdump before 4.9.0 has a buffer overflow in print-bootp.c:bootp_print().

CVE-2016-7984 The TFTP parser in tcpdump before 4.9.0 has a buffer overflow in print-tftp.c:tftp_print().


Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K94010578.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 104262

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL94010578.nasl

Version: 3.10

Type: local

Published: 2017/10/31

Updated: 2019/01/04

Dependencies: 76940

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/03/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-7940, CVE-2016-7973, CVE-2016-7974, CVE-2016-7983, CVE-2016-7984