F5 Networks BIG-IP : BIND vulnerability (K59448931)

low Nessus Plugin ID 105442
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Synopsis

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

Description

An attacker who is able to send and receive messages to an authoritative DNS server and who has knowledge of a valid TSIG key name may be able to circumvent TSIG authentication of AXFR requests via a carefully constructed request packet. A server that relies solely on TSIG keys for protection with no other ACL protection could be manipulated into: providing an AXFR of a zone to an unauthorized recipient or accepting bogus NOTIFY packets. Affects BIND 9.4.0->9.8.8, 9.9.0->9.9.10-P1, 9.10.0->9.10.5-P1, 9.11.0->9.11.1-P1, 9.9.3-S1->9.9.10-S2, 9.10.5-S1->9.10.5-S2. (CVE-2017-3142)

Impact

BIG-IP

An attacker may be permitted to view the entire contents of a zone when the vulnerability is exploited. For the BIG-IP system to be considered vulnerable, it must have the allow-transfer statement with TSIG authentication configured in BIND. This configuration combination is not a default configuration.

F5 iWorkflow, BIG-IQ, and Enterprise Manager

There is no impact. Although the BIG-IQ and Enterprise Manager software contain the vulnerable code, the BIG-IQ and Enterprise Manager systems do not use the vulnerable code in a way that exposes the vulnerability in default, standard, or recommended configurations.

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K59448931.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K59448931

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 105442

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL59448931.nasl

Version: 3.12

Type: local

Published: 12/26/2017

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: f5_bigip_detect.nbin

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 2.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.7

Temporal Score: 3.2

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/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: 6/30/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/16/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-3142