F5 Networks BIG-IP : cURL and libcurl vulnerability (K01006862)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 105434


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


** RESERVED ** This candidate has been reserved by an organization or individual that will use it when announcing a new security problem.
When the candidate has been publicized, the details for this candidate will be provided.(CVE-2016-8615)


When a cURL connection stores a cookie state and is written into a cookie jar file that is later used for the subsequent cURL requests, a malicious web server can inject new cookies into the affected cookie jar for arbitrary domains. This exploit requires access to a malicious web server that serves cookies.


Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K01006862.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 105434

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL01006862.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/12/26

Modified: 2018/01/18

Dependencies: 76940

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/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: 2017/04/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-8615

OSVDB: 146573