ESB-2018.0626 - [Appliance] F5 BIG-IP Products: Execute arbitrary code/commands - Remote/unauthenticated 2018-03-05

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                               ESB-2018.0626
         K50459349: Expat XML library vulnerability CVE-2015-2716
                               5 March 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           F5 BIG-IP Products
Publisher:         F5 Networks
Operating System:  Network Appliance
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2015-2716  

Reference:         ASB-2017.0219
                   ASB-2016.0120
                   ESB-2015.1305
                   ESB-2015.1296

Original Bulletin: 
   https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K50459349

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K50459349: Expat XML library vulnerability CVE-2015-2716

Security Advisory

  

Original Publication Date: Feb 11, 2017
Updated Date: Mar 03, 2018

Applies to (see versions):

  o Product: BIG-IQ, BIG-IQ Cloud, BIG-IQ Device, BIG-IQ Security, BIG-IQ ADC,
    BIG-IQ Centralized Management
      - 5.1.0, 5.0.0, 4.6.0, 4.5.0, 4.4.0, 4.3.0, 4.2.0, 4.1.0, 4.0.0
  o 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,
        11.4.0, 11.2.1
  o Product: Enterprise Manager
      - 3.1.1
  o Product: F5 iWorkflow
      - 2.0.2, 2.0.1, 2.0.0
  o Product: LineRate
      - 2.6.1, 2.6.0, 2.5.2, 2.5.1, 2.5.0
  o Product: ARX, ARX
      - 6.4.0, 6.3.0, 6.2.0
  o Product: F5 WebSafe
      - 1.0.0
  o Product: Traffix SDC
      - 5.1.0, 4.4.0, 4.0.5, 4.0.2, 4.0.0
  o Product: BIG-IQ Cloud and Orchestration
      - 1.0.0

Security Advisory Description

Buffer overflow in the XML parser in Mozilla Firefox before 38.0, Firefox ESR
31.x before 31.7, and Thunderbird before 31.7 allows remote attackers to
execute arbitrary code by providing a large amount of compressed XML data, a
related issue to CVE-2015-1283. (CVE-2015-2716)

Impact

An attacker with valid login credentials may be able to run arbitrary code.

Security Advisory Status

F5 Product Development has assigned ID 662850 (BIG-IP), ID 605579-6
(BIG-IQ), ID 642744 (Enterprise Manager), ID 644123 (F5 iWorkflow), and ID
528541 (ARX) to this vulnerability. Additionally, BIG-IP iHealth may list
Heuristic H50459349 on the Diagnostics > Identified > Medium screen.

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 to|          |Vulnerable      |
|Product        |to be vulnerable|be not vulnerable|Severity  |component or    |
|               |                |                 |          |feature         |
+---------------+----------------+-----------------+----------+----------------+
|               |12.0.0 - 12.1.3 |13.0.0 - 13.1.0  |          |                |
|BIG-IP LTM     |11.4.0 - 11.6.3 |12.1.3.2         |Medium    |iControl SOAP   |
|               |11.2.1          |                 |          |                |
+---------------+----------------+-----------------+----------+----------------+
|BIG-IP AAM     |12.0.0 - 12.1.3 |13.0.0 - 13.1.0  |Medium    |iControl SOAP   |
|               |11.4.0 - 11.6.3 |12.1.3.2         |          |                |
+---------------+----------------+-----------------+----------+----------------+
|BIG-IP AFM     |12.0.0 - 12.1.3 |13.0.0 - 13.1.0  |Medium    |iControl SOAP   |
|               |11.4.0 - 11.6.3 |12.1.3.2         |          |                |
+---------------+----------------+-----------------+----------+----------------+
|BIG-IP         |12.0.0 - 12.1.3 |13.0.0 - 13.1.0  |          |                |
|Analytics      |11.4.0 - 11.6.3 |12.1.3.2         |Medium    |iControl SOAP   |
|               |11.2.1          |                 |          |                |
+---------------+----------------+-----------------+----------+----------------+
|               |12.0.0 - 12.1.3 |13.0.0 - 13.1.0  |          |                |
|BIG-IP APM     |11.4.0 - 11.6.3 |12.1.3.2         |Medium    |iControl SOAP   |
|               |11.2.1          |                 |          |                |
+---------------+----------------+-----------------+----------+----------------+
|               |12.0.0 - 12.1.3 |13.0.0 - 13.1.0  |          |                |
|BIG-IP ASM     |11.4.0 - 11.6.3 |12.1.3.2         |Medium    |iControl SOAP   |
|               |11.2.1          |                 |          |                |
+---------------+----------------+-----------------+----------+----------------+
|BIG-IP DNS     |12.0.0 - 12.1.3 |13.0.0 - 13.1.0  |Medium    |iControl SOAP   |
|               |                |12.1.3.2         |          |                |
+---------------+----------------+-----------------+----------+----------------+
|BIG-IP Edge    |11.2.1          |None             |Medium    |iControl SOAP   |
|Gateway        |                |                 |          |                |
+---------------+----------------+-----------------+----------+----------------+
|BIG-IP GTM     |11.4.0 - 11.6.3 |None             |Medium    |iControl SOAP   |
|               |11.2.1          |                 |          |                |
+---------------+----------------+-----------------+----------+----------------+
|BIG-IP Link    |12.0.0 - 12.1.3 |13.0.0 - 13.1.0  |          |                |
|Controller     |11.4.0 - 11.6.3 |12.1.3.2         |Medium    |iControl SOAP   |
|               |11.2.1          |                 |          |                |
+---------------+----------------+-----------------+----------+----------------+
|BIG-IP PEM     |12.0.0 - 12.1.3 |13.0.0 - 13.1.0  |Medium    |iControl SOAP   |
|               |11.4.0 - 11.6.3 |12.1.3.2         |          |                |
+---------------+----------------+-----------------+----------+----------------+
|BIG-IP PSM     |11.4.0 - 11.4.1 |None             |Medium    |iControl SOAP   |
+---------------+----------------+-----------------+----------+----------------+
|BIG-IP         |11.2.1          |None             |Medium    |iControl SOAP   |
|WebAccelerator |                |                 |          |                |
+---------------+----------------+-----------------+----------+----------------+
|BIG-IP WebSafe |12.0.0 - 12.1.3 |13.0.0 - 13.1.0  |Medium    |iControl SOAP   |
|               |11.6.0 - 11.6.3 |12.1.3.2         |          |                |
+---------------+----------------+-----------------+----------+----------------+
|ARX            |6.2.0 - 6.4.0   |None             |Low       |XML parser Expat|
|               |                |                 |          |library         |
+---------------+----------------+-----------------+----------+----------------+
|Enterprise     |3.1.1           |None             |Medium    |iControl SOAP   |
|Manager        |                |                 |          |                |
+---------------+----------------+-----------------+----------+----------------+
|BIG-IQ Cloud   |4.0.0 - 4.5.0   |None             |Medium    |iControl SOAP   |
+---------------+----------------+-----------------+----------+----------------+
|BIG-IQ Device  |4.2.0 - 4.5.0   |None             |Medium    |iControl SOAP   |
+---------------+----------------+-----------------+----------+----------------+
|BIG-IQ Security|4.0.0 - 4.5.0   |None             |Medium    |iControl SOAP   |
+---------------+----------------+-----------------+----------+----------------+
|BIG-IQ ADC     |4.5.0           |None             |Medium    |iControl SOAP   |
+---------------+----------------+-----------------+----------+----------------+
|BIG-IQ         |5.0.0 - 5.1.0   |                 |          |                |
|Centralized    |4.6.0           |None             |Medium    |iControl SOAP   |
|Management     |                |                 |          |                |
+---------------+----------------+-----------------+----------+----------------+
|BIG-IQ Cloud   |                |                 |          |                |
|and            |1.0.0           |None             |Medium    |iControl SOAP   |
|Orchestration  |                |                 |          |                |
+---------------+----------------+-----------------+----------+----------------+
|F5 iWorkflow   |2.0.0 - 2.0.2   |None             |Medium    |iControl SOAP   |
+---------------+----------------+-----------------+----------+----------------+
|LineRate       |None            |2.5.0 - 2.6.1    |Not       |None            |
|               |                |                 |vulnerable|                |
+---------------+----------------+-----------------+----------+----------------+
|Traffix SDC    |None            |5.0.0 - 5.1.0    |Not       |None            |
|               |                |4.0.0 - 4.4.0    |vulnerable|                |
+---------------+----------------+-----------------+----------+----------------+

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

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

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