F5 Networks BIG-IP : BIND vulnerability (K40181790)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 96463
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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

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

Description

named in ISC BIND 9.x before 9.9.9-P5, 9.10.x before 9.10.4-P5, and 9.11.x before 9.11.0-P2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and daemon exit) via a crafted DS resource record in an answer.(CVE-2016-9444)

Impact

When the BIND recursion option is enabled, an attacker may exploit this vulnerability to cause the named process to restart.
Additionally, the restarted process does not trigger the BIG-IP system high availability (HA) failover event.

By default, the BIND recursion option is not enabled on BIG-IP DNS or GTM systems. If the BIND recursion option is enabled, BIG-IP DNS or GTM systems are vulnerable.

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K40181790.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K40181790

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 96463

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL40181790.nasl

Version: 3.14

Type: local

Published: 1/13/2017

Updated: 5/9/2019

Dependencies: f5_bigip_detect.nbin

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: 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

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: 1/12/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/12/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-9444