F5 Networks BIG-IP : OpenSSL vulnerability (K79215841)

low Nessus Plugin ID 93203
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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

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

Description

The MOD_EXP_CTIME_COPY_FROM_PREBUF function in crypto/bn/bn_exp.c in OpenSSL 1.0.1 before 1.0.1s and 1.0.2 before 1.0.2g does not properly consider cache-bank access times during modular exponentiation, which makes it easier for local users to discover RSA keys by running a crafted application on the same Intel Sandy Bridge CPU core as a victim and leveraging cache-bank conflicts, aka a 'CacheBleed' attack.
(CVE-2016-0702)

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K79215841.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K14248

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K14358

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K7751

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K79215841

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 93203

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL79215841.nasl

Version: 2.11

Type: local

Published: 8/30/2016

Updated: 1/4/2019

Dependencies: f5_bigip_detect.nbin

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 1.9

Temporal Score: 1.4

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.1

Temporal Score: 4.5

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

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: 3/23/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0702