F5 Networks BIG-IP : libpng vulnerability (SOL9988)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 78231
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Synopsis

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

Description

The PNG reference library (libpng), as used in pngcrush and other applications, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code by way of a crafted PNG file.

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution SOL9988.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K9988

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 78231

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL9988.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Published: 10/10/2014

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: f5_bigip_detect.nbin

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_application_security_manager, 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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/21/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0040

BID: 33827, 33990

CWE: 94