F5 Networks BIG-IP : Linux kernel vulnerability (K17309)

high Nessus Plugin ID 97308
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Synopsis

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

Description

The (1) udp_recvmsg and (2) udpv6_recvmsg functions in the Linux kernel before 4.0.6 provide inappropriate -EAGAIN return values, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (EPOLLET epoll application read outage) via an incorrect checksum in a UDP packet, a different vulnerability than CVE-2015-5364. (CVE-2015-5366)

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K17309.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K17309

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 97308

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL17309.nasl

Version: 3.6

Type: local

Published: 2/22/2017

Updated: 3/10/2021

Dependencies: f5_bigip_detect.nbin

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

Temporal Vector: E:ND/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, Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/24/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/31/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5364, CVE-2015-5366

BID: 75510