F5 Networks BIG-IP : OpenSSL vulnerability (K15328)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 78175


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


Race condition in the ssl3_read_bytes function in s3_pkt.c in OpenSSL through 1.0.1g, when SSL_MODE_RELEASE_BUFFERS is enabled, allows remote attackers to inject data across sessions or cause a denial of service (use-after-free and parsing error) via an SSL connection in a multithreaded environment. (CVE-2010-5298)


Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K15328.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 78175

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL15328.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Published: 10/10/2014

Updated: 3/10/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4

Temporal Score: 3.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_access_policy_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: 6/13/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/14/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-5298

BID: 66801