SOL17407 - Datastor kernel vulnerability CVE-2015-7394

2015-10-27T00:00:00
ID SOL17407
Type f5
Reporter f5
Modified 2016-07-25T00:00:00

Description

Vulnerability Recommended Actions

If you are running a version listed in the Versions known to be vulnerable column, you can eliminate this vulnerability by upgrading to a version listed in the Versions known to be not vulnerable column. If the table lists only an older version than what you are currently running, or does not list a non-vulnerable version, 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 issue, you should permit management access to F5 products only over a secure network, and limit shell access to trusted users. For more information, refer to SOL13309: Restricting access to the Configuration utility by source IP address (11.x - 12.x) and SOL13092: Overview of securing access to the BIG-IP system.

Acknowledgements

F5 would like to acknowledge François Goichon of Context Information Security for bringing this issue to our attention, and for following the highest standards of responsible disclosure.

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
  • SOL10942: Installing OPSWAT hotfixes on BIG-IP APM systems