F5 Networks BIG-IP : libcurl vulnerability (K44503763)

high Nessus Plugin ID 105440
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Synopsis

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

Description

The base64 encode function in curl before version 7.51.0 is prone to a buffer being under allocated in 32bit systems if it receives at least 1Gb as input via `CURLOPT_USERNAME`. (CVE-2016-8617)

Impact

This vulnerability may allow an attacker to overwrite memory behind the output buffer.

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K44503763.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K44503763

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 105440

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL44503763.nasl

Version: 3.8

Type: local

Published: 12/26/2017

Updated: 3/9/2020

Dependencies: f5_bigip_detect.nbin

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.4

Temporal Score: 3.3

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7

Temporal Score: 6.1

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

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/12/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/31/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-8617