F5 Networks BIG-IP : Linux kernel vulnerability (K02236463)

High Nessus Plugin ID 118617

Synopsis

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

Description

The sctp_v6_create_accept_sk function in net/sctp/ipv6.c in the Linux kernel through 4.11.1 mishandles inheritance, which allows local users to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted system calls, a related issue to CVE-2017-8890.
(CVE-2017-9075)

Impact

This vulnerability allows malicious users to cause a denial of service (DoS) on the F5 product.

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K02236463.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/#/article/K02236463

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 118617

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL02236463.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 2018/11/02

Modified: 2018/11/05

Dependencies: 76940

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/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

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/BIG-IP/hotfix, Host/BIG-IP/modules, Host/BIG-IP/version, Settings/ParanoidReport

Patch Publication Date: 2018/07/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-8890, CVE-2017-9075