F5 Networks BIG-IP : BIG-IP ASM data processing vulnerability (K38243073)

2018-11-02T00:00:00
ID F5_BIGIP_SOL38243073.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2018-2019 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.
Modified 2020-02-02T00:00:00

Description

The BIG-IP ASM bd process may produce a core file under some circumstances when processing undisclosed types of data on systems with 48 or more CPU cores. (CVE-2017-6154)

Impact

The BIG-IP ASM bd process produces a core file, interrupting traffic processing and causing a failover event.

                                        
                                            #
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were
# extracted from F5 Networks BIG-IP Solution K38243073.
#
# The text description of this plugin is (C) F5 Networks.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(118658);
  script_version("1.3");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2019/07/17 16:36:41");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2017-6154");

  script_name(english:"F5 Networks BIG-IP : BIG-IP ASM data processing vulnerability (K38243073)");
  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:
"The BIG-IP ASM bd process may produce a core file under some
circumstances when processing undisclosed types of data on systems
with 48 or more CPU cores. (CVE-2017-6154)

Impact

The BIG-IP ASM bd process produces a core file, interrupting traffic
processing and causing a failover event."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K38243073"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:
"Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5
Solution K38243073."
  );
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P");
  script_set_cvss3_base_vector("CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H");

  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_application_security_manager");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/h:f5:big-ip");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"vuln_publication_date", value:"2018/03/01");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2018/02/28");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2018/11/02");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"generated_plugin", value:"current");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2018-2019 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 = "K38243073";
vmatrix = make_array();

if (report_paranoia < 2) audit(AUDIT_PARANOID);

# ASM
vmatrix["ASM"] = make_array();
vmatrix["ASM"]["affected"  ] = make_list("13.0.0","12.1.0-12.1.3","11.6.1-11.6.2");
vmatrix["ASM"]["unaffected"] = make_list("13.1.0","12.1.3.2","11.6.3");


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 ASM");
}