F5 Networks BIG-IP : BIG-IP APM apd vulnerability (K61705126)

2019-12-31T00:00:00
ID F5_BIGIP_SOL61705126.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2019-2020 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.
Modified 2020-02-02T00:00:00

Description

When the BIG-IP APM system processes certain requests, the apd/apmd process may consume excessive resources.(CVE-2019-6661)

Impact

BIG-IP APM

When this vulnerability is exploited, the BIG-IP APM system may experience excessive resource consumption, which may cause one of the following :

Degraded overall throughput

A failover event

BIG-IP systems that are not provisioned with BIG-IP APM are not affected.

                                        
                                            #
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were
# extracted from F5 Networks BIG-IP Solution K61705126.
#
# The text description of this plugin is (C) F5 Networks.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(132573);
  script_version("1.2");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2020/01/02");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2019-6661");

  script_name(english:"F5 Networks BIG-IP : BIG-IP APM apd vulnerability (K61705126)");
  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:
"When the BIG-IP APM system processes certain requests, the apd/apmd
process may consume excessive resources.(CVE-2019-6661)

Impact

BIG-IP APM

When this vulnerability is exploited, the BIG-IP APM system may
experience excessive resource consumption, which may cause one of the
following :

Degraded overall throughput

A failover event

BIG-IP systems that are not provisioned with BIG-IP APM are not
affected."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K61705126"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:
"Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5
Solution K61705126."
  );
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P");
  script_set_cvss_temporal_vector("CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C");
  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_cvss3_temporal_vector("CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploitability_ease", value:"No known exploits are available");

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

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"vuln_publication_date", value:"2019/11/15");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2019/11/14");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2019/12/31");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"generated_plugin", value:"current");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2019-2020 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 = "K61705126";
vmatrix = make_array();

if (report_paranoia < 2) audit(AUDIT_PARANOID);

# APM
vmatrix["APM"] = make_array();
vmatrix["APM"]["affected"  ] = make_list("14.1.0-14.1.2","13.0.0-13.1.3","12.1.0-12.1.4","11.6.2-11.6.5");
vmatrix["APM"]["unaffected"] = make_list("15.1.0","15.0.0","14.1.2.1","13.1.3.2","12.1.5","11.6.5.1");


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 APM");
}