F5 Networks BIG-IP : BIND vulnerability (K08613310)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118626

Synopsis

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

Description

BIND was improperly sequencing cleanup operations on upstream recursion fetch contexts, leading in some cases to a use-after-free error that can trigger an assertion failure and crash in named.
(CVE-2017-3145)

Impact

BIG-IP

A remote attacker can use this flaw to make named , acting as a Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC) validating resolver, exit unexpectedly with an assertion failure by way of a specially crafted DNS request.

This vulnerability affects BIND only when configured as a recursive resolver with DNSSEC validation enabled. That mode of operation is not present in any default configuration but can be enabled.

ARX, Enterprise Manager, BIG-IQ, F5 iWorkflow, LineRate, and Traffix

There is no impact; these F5 products are not affected by this vulnerability.

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K08613310.

See Also

https://kb.isc.org/docs/aa-01542

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K08613310

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 118626

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL08613310.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Published: 2018/11/02

Updated: 2019/02/12

Dependencies: 76940

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/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: 2018/01/23

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/01/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-3145