F5 Networks BIG-IP : Linux kernel vulnerability (K61223103)

high Nessus Plugin ID 118684
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Synopsis

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

Description

The IPv6 fragmentation implementation in the Linux kernel through 4.11.1 does not consider that the nexthdr field may be associated with an invalid option, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and BUG) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted socket and send system calls. (CVE-2017-9074)

Impact

This vulnerability allows unauthorized disclosure of information, unauthorized modification, and disruption of service.

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K61223103.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K61223103

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 118684

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL61223103.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Published: 11/2/2018

Updated: 3/9/2020

Dependencies: f5_bigip_detect.nbin

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

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

Patch Publication Date: 3/15/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/19/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-9074