SOL17494 - PAM vulnerability CVE-2015-3238

2015-10-27T00:00:00
ID SOL17494
Type f5
Reporter f5
Modified 2016-05-23T00:00:00

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 vulnerability, you should restrict management port and self IP access to SSH and Apache services (TCP 22 and TCP PORT 443). 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 - 12.x) and SOL13092: Overview of securing access to the BIG-IP system.

Impact of action: Performing the recommended mitigation should not have a negative impact on your system.

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