F5 Networks BIG-IP : libxml2 vulnerability (K16712298)

High Nessus Plugin ID 95938

Synopsis

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

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the xmlStrncat function in libxml2 before 2.9.4, as used in Apple iOS before 9.3.2, OS X before 10.11.5, tvOS before 9.2.1, and watchOS before 2.2.1, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted XML document. (CVE-2016-1834)

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K16712298.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K16712298

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 95938

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL16712298.nasl

Version: 3.9

Type: local

Published: 2016/12/20

Updated: 2019/03/26

Dependencies: 76940

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/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_webaccelerator, cpe:/h:f5:big-ip, cpe:/h:f5:big-ip_protocol_security_manager

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/12/19

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/05/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1834