F5 Networks BIG-IP : Apache HTTPD vulnerability (K23153696)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 151466

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Synopsis

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

Description

In Apache HTTP Server 2.4.0 to 2.4.41, redirects configured with mod_rewrite that were intended to be self-referential might be fooled by encoded newlines and redirect instead to an an unexpected URL within the request URL. (CVE-2020-1927)

Impact

An attacker can abuse this vulnerability in a phishing attack or as part of a client-side attack on browsers.

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K23153696.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K23153696

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 151466

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL23153696.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 7/8/2021

Updated: 9/7/2021

Dependencies: f5_bigip_detect.nbin

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.8

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.1

Temporal Score: 5.3

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N

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:/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: 8/26/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/2/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-1927