F5 Networks BIG-IP : GNU C Library (glibc) vulnerability (SOL16342)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 82513
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Synopsis

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

Description

iconvdata/ibm930.c in GNU C Library (aka glibc) before 2.16 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via a multibyte character value of '0xffff' to the iconv function when converting IBM930 encoded data to UTF-8.
(CVE-2012-6656)

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution SOL16342.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K16342

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 82513

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL16342.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Published: 4/2/2015

Updated: 3/10/2021

Dependencies: f5_bigip_detect.nbin

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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_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, Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/1/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/5/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-6656

BID: 69470, 69472