F5 Networks BIG-IP : GNU Binutils vulnerability (K13534168)

high Nessus Plugin ID 125417
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Synopsis

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

Description

An issue was discovered in GNU libiberty, as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.32. It is a heap-based buffer over-read in d_expression_1 in cp-demangle.c after many recursive calls. (CVE-2019-9070)

Impact

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may lead to disclosure of sensitive information, addition or modification of data, or denial-of-service (DoS).

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K13534168.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K13534168

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 125417

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL13534168.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 5/28/2019

Updated: 3/16/2020

Dependencies: f5_bigip_detect.nbin

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/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: 5/24/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/24/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-9070