SOL17315 - SNMP vulnerability CVE-2014-3565

2015-09-28T00:00:00
ID SOL17315
Type f5
Reporter f5
Modified 2016-05-23T00:00:00

Description

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, you can avoid starting the snmptrapd process. Additionally, you should only permit management access over a secure network and limit shell access to only trusted users. For more information about securing access to BIG-IP and Enterprise Manager systems, refer to SOL13309: Restricting access to the Configuration utility by source IP address (11.x) and SOL13092: Overview of securing access to the BIG-IP system.

Impact of action: None

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
  • SOL10322: FirePass hotfix matrix
  • SOL12766: ARX hotfix matrix
  • SOL3430: Installing FirePass hotfixes
  • SOL6664: Obtaining and installing OPSWAT hotfixes
  • SOL10942: Installing OPSWAT hotfixes on BIG-IP APM systems