F5 Networks BIG-IP : LibTIFF vulnerability (K38871451)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 94117
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Synopsis

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

Description

The _TIFFVGetField function in tif_dir.c in libtiff 4.0.6 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid memory write and crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted field data in an extension tag in a TIFF. (CVE-2015-7554)

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K38871451.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K38871451

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 94117

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL38871451.nasl

Version: 2.11

Type: local

Published: 10/19/2016

Updated: 7/17/2019

Dependencies: f5_bigip_detect.nbin

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

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: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_application_acceleration_manager, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_webaccelerator, cpe:/h:f5:big-ip

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: 10/18/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/8/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-7554