F5 Networks BIG-IP : libcurl vulnerability (K26899353)

high Nessus Plugin ID 105437

Synopsis

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

Description

The `curl_getdate` function in curl before version 7.51.0 is vulnerable to an out of bounds read if it receives an input with one digit short. (CVE-2016-8621)

Impact

Custom monitors or shell scripts using curl to download content with a malformed time stamp may be vulnerable to a privilege escalation.

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K26899353.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K26899353

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 105437

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL26899353.nasl

Version: 3.8

Type: local

Published: 12/26/2017

Updated: 7/17/2019

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: 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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/19/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/31/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-8621