F5 Networks BIG-IP : Oracle Java SE vulnerability (K70321874)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 118694
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Synopsis

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

Description

Vulnerability in the Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit component of Oracle Java SE (subcomponent: Security). Supported versions that are affected are Java SE: 6u181, 7u171, 8u162 and 10; Java SE Embedded:
8u161; JRockit: R28.3.17. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows unauthenticated attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a partial denial of service (partial DOS) of Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit. Note: Applies to client and server deployment of Java. This vulnerability can be exploited through sandboxed Java Web Start applications and sandboxed Java applets. It can also be exploited by supplying data to APIs in the specified Component without using sandboxed Java Web Start applications or sandboxed Java applets, such as through a web service. CVSS 3.0 Base Score 5.3 (Availability impacts). CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L).
(CVE-2018-2795)

Impact

BIG-IP, BIG-IQ, F5 iWorkflow, Enterprise Manager, and Traffix SDC

An attacker may cause a partial denial of service (DoS) to the affected Java component when the vulnerability is exploited.

ARX and LineRate

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 K70321874.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K70321874

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 118694

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL70321874.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 11/2/2018

Updated: 1/4/2019

Dependencies: f5_bigip_detect.nbin

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 1.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.3

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

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: 5/11/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-2795