F5 Networks BIG-IP : FRF.16 parser vulnerability (K04367730)

high Nessus Plugin ID 138228

Synopsis

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

Description

The FRF.16 parser in tcpdump before 4.9.3 has a buffer over-read in print-fr.c:mfr_print(). (CVE-2018-14468)

Impact

When tcpdump is activeand configured to parse FRF.16 traffic, certain traffic patterns may trigger a crash or other unexpected behavior of the tcpdump process.

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K04367730.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K04367730

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 138228

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL04367730.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 7/9/2020

Updated: 6/3/2021

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: 11/4/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/3/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-14468