F5 Networks BIG-IP : Libpng vulnerability (K81903701)

high Nessus Plugin ID 91331
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Synopsis

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

Description

Buffer overflow in the png_set_PLTE function in libpng before 1.0.65, 1.1.x and 1.2.x before 1.2.55, 1.3.x, 1.4.x before 1.4.18, 1.5.x before 1.5.25, and 1.6.x before 1.6.20 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a small bit-depth value in an IHDR (aka image header) chunk in a PNG image. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2015-8126. (CVE-2015-8472)

Impact

This vulnerability may allow unauthorized disclosure of information, unauthorized modification, or disruption of service.

Important : A low severity rating applies when the attack is considered to be local only. A medium security rating applies when the BIG-IP APM module is enabled and configured with a Citrix VDI back end.

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K81903701.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K81903701

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 91331

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL81903701.nasl

Version: 2.12

Type: local

Published: 5/26/2016

Updated: 5/9/2019

Dependencies: f5_bigip_detect.nbin

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 6.4

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

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: 3/7/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/12/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8126, CVE-2015-8472