F5 Networks BIG-IP : GNU C Library (glibc) vulnerability (SOL16010)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 86008
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Synopsis

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

Description

The wordexp function in GNU C Library (aka glibc) 2.21 does not enforce the WRDE_NOCMD flag, which allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary commands, as demonstrated by input containing '$((`...`))'.

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution SOL16010.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K16010

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 86008

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL16010.nasl

Version: 2.8

Type: local

Published: 9/18/2015

Updated: 3/10/2021

Dependencies: f5_bigip_detect.nbin

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.8

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 4

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/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: 1/21/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/24/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-7817

BID: 71216