ESB-2018.0613 - [Appliance] F5 BIG-IP ASM: Denial of service - Remote/unauthenticated 2018-03-02

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2018.0613
                     Security patch for F5 BIG-IP ASM
                               2 March 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           F5 BIG-IP ASM
Publisher:         F5 Networks
Operating System:  Network Appliance
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-6154  

Original Bulletin: 
   https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K38243073

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K38243073: BIG-IP ASM data processing vulnerability CVE-2017-6154

Security Advisory

Original Publication Date: Mar 01, 2018
Updated Date: Mar 02, 2018

Applies to (see versions):

  * Product: BIG-IQ, BIG-IQ Cloud, BIG-IQ Device, BIG-IQ Security, BIG-IQ ADC,
    BIG-IQ Centralized Management
      + 5.3.0, 5.2.0, 5.1.0, 5.0.0, 4.6.0, 4.5.0, 4.4.0
  * Product: BIG-IP, BIG-IP AAM, BIG-IP AFM, BIG-IP Analytics, BIG-IP APM,
    BIG-IP ASM, BIG-IP DNS, BIG-IP Edge Gateway, BIG-IP GTM, BIG-IP Link
    Controller, BIG-IP LTM, BIG-IP PEM, BIG-IP PSM, BIG-IP WebAccelerator
      + 13.1.0, 13.0.0, 12.1.3, 12.1.2, 12.1.1, 12.1.0, 12.0.0, 11.6.3, 11.6.2,
        11.6.1, 11.6.0, 11.5.5, 11.5.4, 11.5.3, 11.5.2, 11.5.1, 11.5.0, 11.4.1,
        11.2.1
  * Product: Enterprise Manager
      + 3.1.1
  * Product: F5 iWorkflow
      + 2.2.0, 2.1.0, 2.0.2, 2.0.1, 2.0.0
  * Product: LineRate
      + 2.6.2, 2.6.1, 2.6.0, 2.5.3, 2.5.2, 2.5.1, 2.5.0
  * Product: ARX, ARX
      + 6.4.0, 6.3.0, 6.2.0
  * Product: F5 WebSafe
      + 1.0.0
  * Product: Traffix SDC
      + 5.1.0, 4.4.0, 4.0.5, 4.0.2, 4.0.0
  * Product: BIG-IQ Cloud and Orchestration
      + 1.0.0

Security Advisory 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.

Security Advisory Status

F5 Product Development has assigned ID 677193 (BIG-IP ASM) to this
vulnerability.

To determine if your product and version have been evaluated for this
vulnerability, refer to the Applies to (see versions) box. 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  |Fixes     |          |CVSSv3|Vulnerable|
|Product            |Branch|known to  |introduced|Severity  |score^|component |
|                   |      |be        |in        |          |1     |or feature|
|                   |      |vulnerable|          |          |      |          |
|-------------------+------+----------+----------+----------+------+----------|
|                   |13.x  |13.0.0    |13.1.0    |          |      |          |
|                   |------+----------+----------|          |      |          |
|                   |12.x  |12.1.0 -  |12.1.3.2  |          |      |          |
|BIG-IP ASM         |      |12.1.3    |          |High      |7.5   |bd process|
|                   |------+----------+----------|          |      |          |
|                   |11.x  |11.6.1 -  |11.6.3    |          |      |          |
|                   |      |11.6.2    |          |          |      |          |
|-------------------+------+----------+----------+----------+------+----------|
|BIG-IP (LTM, AAM,  |13.x  |None      |Not       |          |      |          |
|AFM, Analytics,    |      |          |applicable|          |      |          |
|APM, DNS, Edge     |------+----------+----------|          |      |          |
|Gateway, GTM, Link |12.x  |None      |Not       |Not       |None  |None      |
|Controller, PEM,   |      |          |applicable|vulnerable|      |          |
|WebAccelerator,    |------+----------+----------|          |      |          |
|WebSafe)           |11.x  |None      |Not       |          |      |          |
|                   |      |          |applicable|          |      |          |
|-------------------+------+----------+----------+----------+------+----------|
|ARX                |6.x   |None      |Not       |Not       |None  |None      |
|                   |      |          |applicable|vulnerable|      |          |
|-------------------+------+----------+----------+----------+------+----------|
|Enterprise Manager |3.x   |None      |Not       |Not       |None  |None      |
|                   |      |          |applicable|vulnerable|      |          |
|-------------------+------+----------+----------+----------+------+----------|
|BIG-IQ (Cloud,     |      |          |Not       |Not       |      |          |
|Device, Security,  |4.x   |None      |applicable|vulnerable|None  |None      |
|ADC)               |      |          |          |          |      |          |
|-------------------+------+----------+----------+----------+------+----------|
|                   |5.x   |None      |Not       |          |      |          |
|BIG-IQ Centralized |      |          |applicable|Not       |      |          |
|Management         |------+----------+----------|vulnerable|None  |None      |
|                   |4.x   |None      |Not       |          |      |          |
|                   |      |          |applicable|          |      |          |
|-------------------+------+----------+----------+----------+------+----------|
|BIG-IQ Cloud and   |1.x   |None      |Not       |Not       |None  |None      |
|Orchestration      |      |          |applicable|vulnerable|      |          |
|-------------------+------+----------+----------+----------+------+----------|
|F5 iWorkflow       |2.x   |None      |Not       |Not       |None  |None      |
|                   |      |          |applicable|vulnerable|      |          |
|-------------------+------+----------+----------+----------+------+----------|
|LineRate           |2.x   |None      |Not       |Not       |None  |None      |
|                   |      |          |applicable|vulnerable|      |          |
|-------------------+------+----------+----------+----------+------+----------|
|                   |5.x   |None      |Not       |          |      |          |
|                   |      |          |applicable|Not       |      |          |
|Traffix SDC        |------+----------+----------|vulnerable|None  |None      |
|                   |4.x   |None      |Not       |          |      |          |
|                   |      |          |applicable|          |      |          |
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^1The CVSSv3 score link takes you to a resource outside of AskF5, and it is
possible that the document may be removed without our knowledge.

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.

Mitigation

None

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