F5 Networks BIG-IP : LibTIFF vulnerability (K11220361)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 105400

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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

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

Description

The NeXTDecode function in tif_next.c in LibTIFF allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (uninitialized memory access) via a crafted TIFF image, as demonstrated by libtiff5.tif.
(CVE-2015-1547)

Impact

This vulnerability allows a remote attacker to cause a denial-of-service (DoS) attack.BIG-IP systems that use a BIG-IP AAM or BIG-IP WebAccelerator policy configured with the Image Optimization settings enabled for TIFF files are vulnerable to this issue.

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K11220361.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K11220361

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 105400

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL11220361.nasl

Version: 3.4

Type: local

Published: 2017/12/21

Updated: 2019/01/04

Dependencies: 76940

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/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_application_acceleration_manager, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_webaccelerator, cpe:/h:f5:big-ip

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: 2017/09/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1547

BID: 73438