F5 Networks BIG-IP : Apache vulnerability (SOL15273)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 78168
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Synopsis

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

Description

protocol.c in the Apache HTTP Server 2.2.x through 2.2.21 does not properly restrict header information during construction of Bad Request (aka 400) error documents, which allows remote attackers to obtain the values of HTTPOnly cookies via vectors involving a (1) long or (2) malformed header in conjunction with crafted web script.

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution SOL15273.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K15273

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 78168

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL15273.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Published: 10/10/2014

Updated: 3/10/2021

Dependencies: f5_bigip_detect.nbin

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 2.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_access_policy_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_wan_optimization_manager, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_webaccelerator, cpe:/h:f5:big-ip, cpe:/h:f5:big-ip_protocol_security_manager

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/19/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/28/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0053

BID: 51706