F5 Networks BIG-IP : pcregrep in PCRE vulnerability (K05428062)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 94345

Synopsis

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

Description

pcregrep in PCRE before 8.38 mishandles the -q option for binary files, which might allow remote attackers to obtain sensitive information via a crafted file, as demonstrated by a CGI script that sends stdout data to a client. (CVE-2015-8393)

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K05428062.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K05428062

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 94345

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL05428062.nasl

Version: 2.9

Type: local

Published: 10/28/2016

Updated: 3/9/2020

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: 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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/8/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/2/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8393