F5 Networks BIG-IP : glibc vulnerability (K06493172)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 119732
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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

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

Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in the getaddrinfo function in sysdeps/posix/getaddrinfo.c in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via vectors involving hostent conversion. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2013-4458. (CVE-2016-3706)

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K06493172.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K06493172

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 119732

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL06493172.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Published: 12/18/2018

Updated: 3/27/2020

Dependencies: f5_bigip_detect.nbin

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

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:ND

CVSS v3.0

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_wan_optimization_manager, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_webaccelerator, cpe:/h:f5:big-ip, cpe:/h:f5:big-ip_protocol_security_manager

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/BIG-IP/hotfix, Host/BIG-IP/modules, Host/BIG-IP/version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/5/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/12/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4458, CVE-2016-3706

BID: 63299