ESB-2017.2975 - [Appliance] F5 Traffix SDC: Access confidential data - Remote/unauthenticated 2017-11-21

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2017.2975
                  Unintentional access in F5 Traffix SDC
                             21 November 2017

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           F5 Traffix SDC
Publisher:         F5 Networks
Operating System:  Network Appliance
Impact/Access:     Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-12171  

Original Bulletin: 
   https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K68804133

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K68804133: Apache vulnerability CVE-2017-12171

Security Advisory

Original Publication Date: Nov 21, 2017

Security Advisory Description

** RESERVED ** This candidate has been reserved by an organization or
individual that will use it when announcing a new security problem. When the
candidate has been publicized, the details for this candidate will be provided.
(CVE-2017-12171)

Impact

A web administrator could unintentionally allow any client to access a
restricted HTTP resource.

Security Advisory Status

F5 Product Development has assigned ID INSTALLER-3056 (Traffix) to this
vulnerability.

To determine if your release is known to be vulnerable, the components or
features that are affected by the vulnerability, and for information about
releases or hotfixes that address the vulnerability, refer to the following
table:

+------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
|              |Versions known|Versions known |          |CVSSv3|Vulnerable    |
|Product       |to be         |to be not      |Severity  |score^|component or  |
|              |vulnerable    |vulnerable     |          |1     |feature       |
|--------------+--------------+---------------+----------+------+--------------|
|              |5.0.0 - 5.1.0 |               |          |      |              |
|Traffix SDC   |4.0.0 - 4.4.0 |None           | Low      |3.5   |Apache HTTPD  |
|              |              |               |          |      |              |
+------------------------------------------------------------------------------+

Security Advisory 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.

To determine the necessary upgrade path for your BIG-IQ system, you should
understand the BIG-IQ product offering name changes. For more information,
refer to K21232150: Considerations for upgrading BIG-IQ or F5 iWorkflow systems
.

Mitigation

None

Supplemental Information

  * K9970: Subscribing to email notifications regarding F5 products
  * K9957: Creating a custom RSS feed to view new and updated documents
  * K4602: Overview of the F5 security vulnerability response policy
  * K4918: Overview of the F5 critical issue hotfix policy
  * K167: Downloading software and firmware from F5

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