F5 Networks BIG-IP : BIG-IP BIND vulnerability (K98528405)

high Nessus Plugin ID 118724
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Synopsis

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

Description

A flaw in the 'deny-answer-aliases' feature can cause an INSIST assertion failure in named. (CVE-2018-5740)

Impact

A flaw in a rarely used BIND feature can cause an assertion failure in named . As a result, the bind process restarts.

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K98528405.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K98528405

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 118724

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL98528405.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Published: 11/5/2018

Updated: 4/29/2021

Dependencies: f5_bigip_detect.nbin

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/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: 8/20/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/16/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5740