F5 Networks BIG-IP : cURL and libcurl vulnerability (K46123931)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 105468
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Synopsis

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

Description

The function `read_data()` in security.c in curl before version 7.51.0 is vulnerable to memory double free.(CVE-2016-8619)

Impact

An attacker may use this vulnerability to exploit the usage of the cURL command with Kerberos authentication on custom BIG-IP monitors and/or the command line.

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K46123931.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K46123931

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 105468

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL46123931.nasl

Version: 3.8

Type: local

Published: 12/28/2017

Updated: 8/26/2020

Dependencies: f5_bigip_detect.nbin

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/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, Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/12/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/1/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-8619