F5 Networks BIG-IP : Apache Portable Runtime vulnerability (K52319810)

high Nessus Plugin ID 118678

Synopsis

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

Description

When apr_time_exp*() or apr_os_exp_time*() functions are invoked with an invalid month field value in Apache Portable Runtime APR 1.6.2 and prior, out of bounds memory may be accessed in converting this value to an apr_time_exp_t value, potentially revealing the contents of a different static heap value or resulting in program termination, and may represent an information disclosure or denial of service vulnerability to applications which call these APR functions with unvalidated external input. (CVE-2017-12613)

Impact

This vulnerability may allow unauthorized information disclosure or denial of service.

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K52319810.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K52319810

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 118678

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL52319810.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Published: 11/2/2018

Updated: 1/31/2022

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.6

Temporal Score: 2.7

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-12613

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.1

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/14/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/24/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-12613