SOL16123 - OpenSSL vulnerability CVE-2014-3571

2015-02-11T00:00:00
ID SOL16123
Type f5
Reporter f5
Modified 2015-09-17T00:00:00

Description

*The SOD process is only vulnerable if the failover.secure database variable is enabled; the database variable is disabled by default.

Recommended Action

If the previous table lists a version in the Versions known to be not vulnerable column, you can eliminate this vulnerability by upgrading to the listed version. If the listed version is older than the version you are currently running, or if the table does not list any version in the column, then no upgrade candidate currently exists.

F5 is responding to this vulnerability as determined by the parameters defined in SOL4602: Overview of the F5 security vulnerability response policy.

To mitigate this vulnerability for the BIG-IP system, you can perform the following tasks:

  • Verify that DTLS virtual servers referencing SSL profiles do not permit COMPAT SSL ciphers.
  • If you are using secure-mode for failover (tmsh list /sys db failover.secure), verify that the failover traffic is only allowed on an isolated VLAN.

To mitigate this vulnerability for Traffix-SDC, you can perform the following tasks:

  • Install the upgrade package that contains openssl-1.0.1e-30.

Supplemental Information

  • SOL9970: Subscribing to email notifications regarding F5 products
  • SOL9957: Creating a custom RSS feed to view new and updated documents
  • SOL4918: Overview of the F5 critical issue hotfix policy
  • SOL167: Downloading software and firmware from F5