F5 Networks BIG-IP : NTP vulnerability (SOL16392)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 85949

Synopsis

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

Description

The vallen packet value is not validated in several code paths in ntp_crypto.c which can lead to information leakage or a possible crash of ntpd.

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution SOL16392.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K16392

https://www.tenable.com/security/research/tra-2015-04

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 85949

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL16392.nasl

Version: 2.14

Type: local

Published: 9/16/2015

Updated: 3/10/2021

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/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_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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/9/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/5/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-9297, CVE-2014-9750

BID: 72583