F5 Networks BIG-IP : NTP vulnerability (K99254031)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 105471


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


Multiple buffer overflows in the ctl_put* functions in NTP before 4.2.8p10 and 4.3.x before 4.3.94 allow remote authenticated users to have unspecified impact via a long variable. (CVE-2017-6458)


This vulnerability allows remote authenticated users to have an unspecified impact using a long variable.


Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K99254031.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 105471

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL99254031.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/12/28

Modified: 2018/01/25

Dependencies: 76940

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Base Score: 8.8

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

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 Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/05/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-6458

OSVDB: 154277