F5 Networks BIG-IP : QEMU vulnerability (SOL13405416)

high Nessus Plugin ID 87743

Synopsis

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

Description

Qemu, as used in Xen 4.0, 4.1 and possibly other products, when emulating certain devices with a virtual console backend, allows local OS guest users to gain privileges via a crafted escape VT100 sequence that triggers the overwrite of a 'device model's address space.'

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution SOL13405416.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K13405416

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 87743

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL13405416.nasl

Version: 2.8

Type: local

Published: 1/6/2016

Updated: 3/10/2021

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

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_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_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: 1/5/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/23/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3515

BID: 55413