F5 Networks BIG-IP : Linux kernel vulnerability (SOL51518670)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 90102

Synopsis

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

Description

The ndisc_router_discovery function in net/ipv6/ndisc.c in the Neighbor Discovery (ND) protocol implementation in the IPv6 stack in the Linux kernel before 3.19.6 allows remote attackers to reconfigure a hop-limit setting via a small hop_limit value in a Router Advertisement (RA) message.

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution SOL51518670.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K51518670

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 90102

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL51518670.nasl

Version: 2.11

Type: local

Published: 2016/03/23

Updated: 2019/01/04

Dependencies: 76940

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 3.3

Temporal Score: 2.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:A/AC:L/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: 2016/03/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-2922

BID: 74315