F5 Networks BIG-IP : Node.js vulnerability (K07944249)

high Nessus Plugin ID 151495
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Synopsis

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

Description

The version of F5 Networks BIG-IP installed on the remote host is prior to 14.1.4.4 / 16.1.0. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the K07944249 advisory.

- A Node.js application that allows an attacker to trigger a DNS request for a host of their choice could trigger a Denial of Service in versions < 15.2.1, < 14.15.1, and < 12.19.1 by getting the application to resolve a DNS record with a larger number of responses. This is fixed in 15.2.1, 14.15.1, and 12.19.1.
(CVE-2020-8277)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K07944249.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K07944249

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 151495

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL07944249.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 7/12/2021

Updated: 10/28/2021

Dependencies: f5_bigip_detect.nbin

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-8277

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#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: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:f5:big-ip_application_security_manager:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:a:f5:big-ip_access_policy_manager:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:a:f5:big-ip_advanced_firewall_manager:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:a:f5:big-ip_application_acceleration_manager:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:a:f5:big-ip_global_traffic_manager:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:a:f5:big-ip_link_controller:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:a:f5:big-ip_local_traffic_manager:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:a:f5:big-ip_policy_enforcement_manager:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:h:f5:big-ip:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:a:f5:big-ip_application_visibility_and_reporting:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Settings/ParanoidReport, Host/BIG-IP/hotfix, Host/BIG-IP/modules, Host/BIG-IP/version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/24/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/16/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-8277