F5 Networks BIG-IP : Expat XML library vulnerability (K15104541)

High Nessus Plugin ID 93971

Synopsis

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

Description

Multiple integer overflows in the XML_GetBuffer function in Expat through 2.1.0, as used in Google Chrome before 44.0.2403.89 and other products, allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted XML data, a related issue to CVE-2015-2716.
(CVE-2015-1283)

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K15104541.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K15104541

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 93971

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL15104541.nasl

Version: 2.9

Type: local

Published: 2016/10/12

Updated: 2019/01/04

Dependencies: 76940

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/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: 2016/10/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1283, CVE-2015-2716

BID: 74611, 75973