SOL16898 - PKCS #7 vulnerability CVE-2015-1790

ID SOL16898
Type f5
Reporter f5
Modified 2016-06-28T00:00:00


*The BIG-IP data plane is not vulnerable to this CVE. The control plane is only vulnerable when a locally authenticated attacker uses the OpenSSL command line tool.

** While BIG-IP v12.0.0 ships with an OpenSSL version prior to 1.0.1n, the libraries necessary to fix the issue were merged with the BIG-IP system's OpenSSL implementation.

Note: As of February 17, 2015, AskF5 Security Advisory articles include the Severity value. Security Advisory articles published before this date do not list a Severity value.

Vulnerability Recommended Actions

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 responds to vulnerabilities in accordance with the Severity values published in the previous table. The Severity values and other security vulnerability parameters are defined in SOL4602: Overview of the F5 security vulnerability response policy.

To mitigate this vulnerability, F5 recommends that you expose management access only on trusted networks.

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
  • SOL13123: Managing BIG-IP product hotfixes (11.x - 12.x)
  • SOL10025: Managing BIG-IP product hotfixes (10.x)
  • SOL9502: BIG-IP hotfix matrix