F5 Networks BIG-IP : DHCP client vulnerability (K08306700)

High Nessus Plugin ID 118625

Synopsis

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

Description

An out-of-bound memory access flaw was found in the way dhclient processed a DHCP response packet. A malicious DHCP server could potentially use this flaw to crash dhclient processes running on DHCP client machines via a crafted DHCP response packet. (CVE-2018-5732)

Impact

An attacker can cause a denial of service (DoS) of DHCP functionality on the F5 product management interface.

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K08306700.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/#/article/K08306700

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 118625

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL08306700.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 2018/11/02

Modified: 2018/11/05

Dependencies: 76940

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/03/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5732