F5 Networks BIG-IP : BDF parsing vulnerability (K15095307)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 88531

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VPR Score: 3.7

Synopsis

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

Description

The _bdf_parse_glyphs function in FreeType before 2.4.11 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors related to BDF fonts and an incorrect calculation that triggers an out-of-bounds read.
(CVE-2012-5669)

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K15095307.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K15095307

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 88531

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL15095307.nasl

Version: 2.8

Type: local

Published: 2016/02/03

Updated: 2019/01/04

Dependencies: 76940

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/02/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5669

BID: 57041