F5 Networks BIG-IP : Linux kernel vulnerability (K84024430)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118701

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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

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

Description

The ip6_find_1stfragopt function in net/ipv6/output_core.c in the Linux kernel through 4.12.3 allows local users to cause a denial of service (integer overflow and infinite loop) by leveraging the ability to open a raw socket. (CVE-2017-7542)

Impact

This vulnerability allowsdisruption of service.

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K84024430.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K84024430

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 118701

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL84024430.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Published: 2018/11/02

Updated: 2020/03/09

Dependencies: 76940

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/03/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/07/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-7542