ESB-2018.1649 - [Appliance] BIG-IP Products: Denial of service - Remote/unauthenticated 2018-06-01

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                               ESB-2018.1649
                 TMM DIAMETER vulnerability CVE-2018-5522
                                1 June 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           BIG-IP Products
Publisher:         F5 Networks
Operating System:  Network Appliance
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-5522  

Original Bulletin: 
   https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K54130510

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K54130510:TMM DIAMETER vulnerability CVE-2018-5522

Security Advisory

Original Publication Date: 10 Aug, 2017

Latest   Publication Date: 31 May, 2018

Security Advisory Description

When processing DIAMETER transactions with carefully crafted attribute-value
pairs, TMM may restart. (CVE-2018-5522)

Impact

This vulnerability allows for a remote unauthorized disruption of service by
way of an unspecified DIAMETER packet.

Security Advisory Status

F5 Product Development has assigned ID 353229 (BIG-IP) 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 or |
|               |      |be        |in        |          |1     |feature      |
|               |      |vulnerable|          |          |      |             |
+---------------+------+----------+----------+----------+------+-------------+
|BIG-IP (LTM,   |13.x  |13.0.0    |13.1.0    |          |      |TMM when     |
|AAM, AFM,      +------+----------+----------+          |      |processing   |
|Analytics, APM,|12.x  |12.0.0 -  |12.1.3    |          |      |connections  |
|ASM, DNS, Edge |      |12.1.2    |          |          |      |for a virtual|
|Gateway,       +------+----------+----------+Medium    |5.9   |server       |
|GTM, Link      |      |11.6.0 -  |          |          |      |configured   |
|Controller,    |      |11.6.3    |11.6.3.2  |          |      |with a       |
|PEM,           |11.x  |11.5.0 -  |11.5.6    |          |      |DIAMETER     |
|WebAccelerator,|      |11.5.5    |          |          |      |profile.     |
|WebSafe)       |      |11.2.1    |          |          |      |             |
+---------------+------+----------+----------+----------+------+-------------+
|ARX            |6.x   |None      |Not       |Not       |None  |None         |
|               |      |          |applicable|vulnerable|      |             |
+---------------+------+----------+----------+----------+------+-------------+
|Enterprise     |3.x   |None      |Not       |Not       |None  |None         |
|Manager        |      |          |applicable|vulnerable|      |             |
+---------------+------+----------+----------+----------+------+-------------+
|               |5.x   |None      |Not       |          |      |             |
|BIG-IQ         |      |          |applicable|Not       |      |             |
|Centralized    +------+----------+----------+vulnerable|None  |None         |
|Management     |4.x   |None      |Not       |          |      |             |
|               |      |          |applicable|          |      |             |
+---------------+------+----------+----------+----------+------+-------------+
|BIG-IQ Cloud   |      |          |Not       |Not       |      |             |
|and            |1.x   |None      |applicable|vulnerable|None  |None         |
|Orchestration  |      |          |          |          |      |             |
+---------------+------+----------+----------+----------+------+-------------+
|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|          |      |             |
+---------------+------+----------+----------+----------+------+-------------+

^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 Fixes introduced in 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

Supplemental Information

  o K51812227: Understanding Security Advisory versioning
  o K41942608: Overview of Security Advisory articles
  o K4602: Overview of the F5 security vulnerability response policy
  o K4918: Overview of the F5 critical issue hotfix policy
  o K9502: BIG-IP hotfix and point release matrix
  o K167: Downloading software and firmware from F5

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