F5 Networks BIG-IP : libpcap vulnerability (K86252029)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 138232
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Synopsis

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

Description

libpcap before 1.9.1, as used in tcpdump before 4.9.3, has a buffer overflow and/or over-read because of errors in pcapng reading.
(CVE-2018-16301)

Impact

A local attacker may be able to corrupt data or execute arbitrary code.

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K86252029.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K86252029

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 138232

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL86252029.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 7/9/2020

Updated: 6/3/2021

Dependencies: f5_bigip_detect.nbin

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/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: 11/6/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/3/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-16301