F5 Networks BIG-IP : Unbound vulnerability (SOL15931)

2014-12-26T00:00:00
ID F5_BIGIP_SOL15931.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter Tenable
Modified 2018-11-28T00:00:00

Description

iterator.c in NLnet Labs Unbound before 1.5.1 does not limit delegation chaining, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory and CPU consumption) via a large or infinite number of referrals.

                                        
                                            #
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were
# extracted from F5 Networks BIG-IP Solution SOL15931.
#
# The text description of this plugin is (C) F5 Networks.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(80231);
  script_version("1.3");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2018/11/28 22:47:42");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2014-8602");
  script_bugtraq_id(71589);

  script_name(english:"F5 Networks BIG-IP : Unbound vulnerability (SOL15931)");
  script_summary(english:"Checks the BIG-IP version.");

  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"synopsis", 
    value:"The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"description", 
    value:
"iterator.c in NLnet Labs Unbound before 1.5.1 does not limit
delegation chaining, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial
of service (memory and CPU consumption) via a large or infinite number
of referrals."
  );
  # http://support.f5.com/kb/en-us/solutions/public/15000/900/sol15931.html
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"http://www.nessus.org/u?9dbf9f00"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:
"Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5
Solution SOL15931."
  );
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P");
  script_set_cvss_temporal_vector("CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploitability_ease", value:"No known exploits are available");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploit_available", value:"false");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"potential_vulnerability", value:"true");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_local_traffic_manager");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/h:f5:big-ip");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2014/12/23");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2014/12/26");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2014-2018 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.");
  script_family(english:"F5 Networks Local Security Checks");

  script_dependencies("f5_bigip_detect.nbin");
  script_require_keys("Host/local_checks_enabled", "Host/BIG-IP/hotfix", "Host/BIG-IP/modules", "Host/BIG-IP/version", "Settings/ParanoidReport");

  exit(0);
}


include("f5_func.inc");

if ( ! get_kb_item("Host/local_checks_enabled") ) audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_ENABLED);
version = get_kb_item("Host/BIG-IP/version");
if ( ! version ) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "F5 Networks BIG-IP");
if ( isnull(get_kb_item("Host/BIG-IP/hotfix")) ) audit(AUDIT_KB_MISSING, "Host/BIG-IP/hotfix");
if ( ! get_kb_item("Host/BIG-IP/modules") ) audit(AUDIT_KB_MISSING, "Host/BIG-IP/modules");

sol = "SOL15931";
vmatrix = make_array();

if (report_paranoia < 2) audit(AUDIT_PARANOID);

# LTM
vmatrix["LTM"] = make_array();
vmatrix["LTM"]["affected"  ] = make_list("11.2.0-11.6.0");
vmatrix["LTM"]["unaffected"] = make_list("11.5.1HF7","11.0.0-11.1.0","10.1.0-10.2.4");


if (bigip_is_affected(vmatrix:vmatrix, sol:sol))
{
  if (report_verbosity > 0) security_warning(port:0, extra:bigip_report_get());
  else security_warning(0);
  exit(0);
}
else
{
  tested = bigip_get_tested_modules();
  audit_extra = "For BIG-IP module(s) " + tested + ",";
  if (tested) audit(AUDIT_INST_VER_NOT_VULN, audit_extra, version);
  else audit(AUDIT_HOST_NOT, "running the affected module LTM");
}