F5 Networks BIG-IP : Linux kernel vulnerability (SOL15984)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 80529

Synopsis

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

Description

The pn_recvmsg function in net/phonet/datagram.c in the Linux kernel before 3.12.4 updates a certain length value before ensuring that an associated data structure has been initialized, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a (1) recvfrom, (2) recvmmsg, or (3) recvmsg system call.

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution SOL15984.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K15984

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 80529

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL15984.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Published: 2015/01/15

Updated: 2019/01/04

Dependencies: 76940

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#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, Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/01/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-7265

BID: 64677