F5 Networks BIG-IP : Linux kernel vulnerability (K15317)

high Nessus Plugin ID 78172
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Synopsis

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

Description

The sctp_sf_do_5_1D_ce function in net/sctp/sm_statefuns.c in the Linux kernel through 3.13.6 does not validate certain auth_enable and auth_capable fields before making an sctp_sf_authenticate call, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) via an SCTP handshake with a modified INIT chunk and a crafted AUTH chunk before a COOKIE_ECHO chunk.
(CVE-2014-0101)

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K15317.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K15317

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 78172

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL15317.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Published: 10/10/2014

Updated: 8/26/2020

Dependencies: f5_bigip_detect.nbin

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

Temporal Vector: E:ND/RL:OF/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_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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/5/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/11/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0101

BID: 65943