F5 Networks BIG-IP : BIND vulnerability (K25244852)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 122554
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Synopsis

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

Description

'managed-keys' is a feature which allows a BIND resolver to automatically maintain the keys used by trust anchors which operators configure for use in DNSSEC validation. Due to an error in the managed-keys feature it is possible for a BIND server which uses managed-keys to exit due to an assertion failure if, during key rollover, a trust anchor's keys are replaced with keys which use an unsupported algorithm. Versions affected: BIND 9.9.0 -> 9.10.8-P1, 9.11.0 -> 9.11.5-P1, 9.12.0 -> 9.12.3-P1, and versions 9.9.3-S1 -> 9.11.5-S3 of BIND 9 Supported Preview Edition. Versions 9.13.0 -> 9.13.6 of the 9.13 development branch are also affected. Versions prior to BIND 9.9.0 have not been evaluated for vulnerability to CVE-2018-5745. (CVE-2018-5745)

Impact

BIG-IP

An arbitrary attacker may exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service (DoS) on the named service.

BIG-IQ, F5 iWorkflow, and Enterprise Manager

These F5 products are not vulnerablein the default, standard, and recommended configurations. This vulnerability is exposed on these products when a custom configurationis applied to the named service.

Traffix SDC

There is no impact for thisF5 product; it isnot affected by this vulnerability.

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K25244852.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K25244852

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 122554

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL25244852.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Published: 3/4/2019

Updated: 3/9/2020

Dependencies: f5_bigip_detect.nbin

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.5

Temporal Score: 2.6

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/22/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/9/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5745