F5 Networks BIG-IP : libarchive vulnerability (K35246595)

high Nessus Plugin ID 95718

Synopsis

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

Description

The sandboxing code in libarchive 3.2.0 and earlier mishandles hardlink archive entries of non-zero data size, which might allow remote attackers to write to arbitrary files via a crafted archive file. (CVE-2016-5418)

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K35246595.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K35246595

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 95718

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL35246595.nasl

Version: 3.4

Type: local

Published: 12/12/2016

Updated: 7/17/2019

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

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:/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

Patch Publication Date: 12/7/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/21/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5418