F5 Networks BIG-IP : OpenSSL SSL_get_shared_ciphers vulnerability (SOL8106)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 86017


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


F5 Product Development has determined that the BIG-IP and Enterprise Manager products use a vulnerable version of OpenSSL; however, the vulnerable code is not used in either TMM or in Apache on the BIG-IP system. The vulnerability is considered to be a local vulnerability and cannot be exploited remotely.


Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution SOL8106.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 86017

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL8106.nasl

Version: 2.10

Type: local

Published: 9/18/2015

Updated: 1/11/2021

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

Temporal Vector: E:POC/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_webaccelerator, cpe:/h:f5:big-ip

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/BIG-IP/hotfix, Host/BIG-IP/modules, Host/BIG-IP/version, Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/15/2007

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-2937, CVE-2006-2940, CVE-2006-3738, CVE-2006-4343, CVE-2007-5135

BID: 25831

CWE: 119, 189, 399