F5 Networks BIG-IP : Apache vulnerability (K16863)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 91367
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Synopsis

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

Description

The mod_headers module in the Apache HTTP Server 2.2.22 allows remote attackers to bypass 'RequestHeader unset' directives by placing a header in the trailer portion of data sent with chunked transfer coding. NOTE: the vendor states 'this is not a security issue in httpd as such.' (CVE-2013-5704)

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K16863.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K16863

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 91367

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL16863.nasl

Version: 2.7

Type: local

Published: 5/31/2016

Updated: 3/10/2021

Dependencies: f5_bigip_detect.nbin

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Temporal Vector: E:ND/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, Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/7/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/15/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-5704

BID: 66550