F5 Networks BIG-IP : Apache Tomcat vulnerability (K73008537)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 119668

Synopsis

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

Description

An improper handing of overflow in the UTF-8 decoder with supplementary characters can lead to an infinite loop in the decoder causing a Denial of Service. Versions Affected: Apache Tomcat 9.0.0.M9 to 9.0.7, 8.5.0 to 8.5.30, 8.0.0.RC1 to 8.0.51, and 7.0.28 to 7.0.86.
(CVE-2018-1336)

Impact

BIG-IP and Traffix SDC

A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability with carefully crafted data and cause a denial of service (DoS) on the target system.

Enterprise Manager, BIG-IQ, and iWorkflow

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 K73008537.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K73008537

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 119668

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL73008537.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 2018/12/14

Updated: 2019/07/17

Dependencies: 76940

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/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, Settings/ParanoidReport

Patch Publication Date: 2018/09/06

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/08/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1336