F5 Networks BIG-IP : Apache vulnerability (K42644206)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118607


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


Apache modules apache_auth_token_mod and mod_auth_f5_auth_token.cpp
allow possible unauthenticated bruteforce on the em_server_ip
authorization parameter to obtain which SSL client certificates used
for mutual authentication between BIG-IQ or Enterprise Manager (EM)
andmanaged BIG-IP devices. (CVE-2017-6146)


This vulnerability can disclose the em_server_ip field of valid client
certificates. This does not reveal the certificate needed for


Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5
Solution K42644206.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 118607

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL42644206.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 2018/11/02

Modified: 2019/01/08

Dependencies: 76940

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

Vulnerability Information

CPE: 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:/h:f5:big-ip

Patch Publication Date: 2017/12/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-6146