F5 Networks BIG-IP : Linux kernel KVM subsystem vulnerability (K13145361)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 88430

Synopsis

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

Description

arch/x86/kvm/emulate.c in the KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel through 3.17.2 does not properly perform RIP changes, which allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (guest OS crash) via a crafted application.(CVE-2014-3647)

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K13145361.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K13145361

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 88430

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL13145361.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Published: 1/28/2016

Updated: 3/10/2021

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 1.9

Temporal Score: 1.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/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: 1/27/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/10/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3647

BID: 70748