ESB-2019.0322 - [Appliance] F5 Traffix SDC: Execute arbitrary code/commands - Remote/unauthenticated 2019-02-05

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                               ESB-2019.0322
              K95003704: Java SE vulnerability CVE-2018-3183
                              5 February 2019

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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:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-3183  

Reference:         ASB-2018.0256
                   ESB-2019.0177
                   ESB-2019.0169.4

Original Bulletin: 
   https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K95003704

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K95003704: Java SE vulnerability CVE-2018-3183

Security Advisory

Original Publication Date: Feb 02, 2019

Security Advisory Description

Vulnerability in the Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit component of Oracle
Java SE (subcomponent: Scripting). Supported versions that are affected are
Java SE: 8u182 and 11; Java SE Embedded: 8u181; JRockit: R28.3.19. Difficult to
exploit vulnerability allows unauthenticated attacker with network access via
multiple protocols to compromise Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit. While the
vulnerability is in Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit, attacks may
significantly impact additional products. Successful attacks of this
vulnerability can result in takeover of Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit.
Note: This vulnerability applies to Java deployments, typically in clients
running sandboxed Java Web Start applications or sandboxed Java applets (in
Java SE 8), that load and run untrusted code (e.g. code that comes from the
internet) and rely on the Java sandbox for security. This vulnerability can
also be exploited by using APIs in the specified Component, e.g. through a web
service which supplies data to the APIs. CVSS 3.0 Base Score 9.0
(Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability impacts). CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/
AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H). (CVE-2018-3183)

Impact

Traffix SDC

When this vulnerability is exploited, an attacker may be able to take over the
affected Java SE.

BIG-IP, BIG-IQ, Enterprise Manager, and F5 iWorkflow

There is no impact; these F5 products are not affected by this vulnerability.

Security Advisory Status

F5 Product Development has assigned CPF-25010 and CPF-25011 (Traffix SDC) 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. For more information
about security advisory versioning, refer to K51812227: Understanding Security
Advisory versioning.

+-------------------+------+----------+----------+----------+------+----------+
|                   |      |Versions  |Fixes     |          |CVSSv3|Vulnerable|
|Product            |Branch|known to  |introduced|Severity  |score^|component |
|                   |      |be        |in        |          |1     |or feature|
|                   |      |vulnerable|          |          |      |          |
+-------------------+------+----------+----------+----------+------+----------+
|                   |14.x  |None      |Not       |          |      |          |
|                   |      |          |applicable|          |      |          |
|BIG-IP (LTM, AAM,  +------+----------+----------+          |      |          |
|AFM, Analytics,    |13.x  |None      |Not       |          |      |          |
|APM, ASM, DNS, Edge|      |          |applicable|Not       |      |          |
|Gateway, FPS, GTM, +------+----------+----------+vulnerable|None  |None      |
|Link Controller,   |12.x  |None      |Not       |          |      |          |
|PEM,               |      |          |applicable|          |      |          |
|WebAccelerator)    +------+----------+----------+          |      |          |
|                   |11.x  |None      |Not       |          |      |          |
|                   |      |          |applicable|          |      |          |
+-------------------+------+----------+----------+----------+------+----------+
|Enterprise Manager |3.x   |None      |Not       |Not       |None  |None      |
|                   |      |          |applicable|vulnerable|      |          |
+-------------------+------+----------+----------+----------+------+----------+
|                   |6.x   |None      |Not       |          |      |          |
|BIG-IQ Centralized |      |          |applicable|Not       |      |          |
|Management         +------+----------+----------+vulnerable|None  |None      |
|                   |5.x   |None      |Not       |          |      |          |
|                   |      |          |applicable|          |      |          |
+-------------------+------+----------+----------+----------+------+----------+
|F5 iWorkflow       |2.x   |None      |Not       |Not       |None  |None      |
|                   |      |          |applicable|vulnerable|      |          |
+-------------------+------+----------+----------+----------+------+----------+
|                   |5.x   |5.0.0 -   |5.1.0     |          |      |          |
|Traffix SDC        |      |5.1.0     |CF22*     |Critical  |9.0   |Java      |
|                   +------+----------+----------+          |      |          |
|                   |4.x   |4.4.0     |None      |          |      |          |
+-------------------+------+----------+----------+----------+------+----------+

^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.

*F5 provided an updated JDK in the Traffix SDC security bulletin update (August
2018 - December 2018) for version 5.1.0, released January 31, 2019. For more
information, contact your Traffix SDC Technical Support representative.

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 K167: Downloading software and firmware from F5
  o K9970: Subscribing to email notifications regarding F5 products
  o K9957: Creating a custom RSS feed to view new and updated documents

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