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                               ESB-2019.2371
            K00056379:GNU Binutils vulnerability CVE-2019-9077
                                1 July 2019

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           F5 BIG-IP Products
                   F5 Traffix SDC
Publisher:         F5 Networks
Operating System:  Network Appliance
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Mitigation
CVE Names:         CVE-2019-9077  

Original Bulletin: 
   https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K00056379

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K00056379:GNU Binutils vulnerability CVE-2019-9077

Security Advisory

Original Publication Date: 24 May, 2019

Latest   Publication Date: 29 Jun, 2019

Security Advisory Description

An issue was discovered in GNU Binutils 2.32. It is a heap-based buffer
overflow in process_mips_specific in readelf.c via a malformed MIPS option
section. (CVE-2019-9077)

Impact

BIG-IP and Traffix SDC

This vulnerability can be exploited to cause a denial-of-service (DoS)
condition and cause the affected services to deny access for legitimate users.

BIG-IQ, F5 iWorkflow, and Enterprise Manager

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

Security Advisory Status

F5 Product Development has assigned ID 785145 (BIG-IP), and ID CPF-25084 and
CPF-25085 (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|          |          |      |          |
+-------------------+------+----------+----------+----------+------+----------+
|                   |15.x  |15.0.0    |None      |          |      |          |
|                   +------+----------+----------+          |      |          |
|                   |14.x  |14.0.0 -  |None      |          |      |          |
|BIG-IP (LTM, AAM,  |      |14.1.0    |          |          |      |          |
|AFM, Analytics,    +------+----------+----------+          |      |          |
|APM, ASM, DNS, Edge|13.x  |13.1.0 -  |None      |          |      |Binutils ^|
|Gateway, FPS, GTM, |      |13.1.1    |          |Medium    |5.3   |2         |
|Link Controller,   +------+----------+----------+          |      |          |
|PEM,               |12.x  |12.1.0 -  |None      |          |      |          |
|WebAccelerator)    |      |12.1.4    |          |          |      |          |
|                   +------+----------+----------+          |      |          |
|                   |11.x  |11.5.2 -  |None      |          |      |          |
|                   |      |11.6.4    |          |          |      |          |
+-------------------+------+----------+----------+----------+------+----------+
|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|      |          |
+-------------------+------+----------+----------+----------+------+----------+
|Traffix SDC        |5.x   |5.0.0 -   |None      |Medium    |5.3   |None      |
|                   |      |5.1.0     |          |          |      |          |
+-------------------+------+----------+----------+----------+------+----------+

^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.

^2For more information about GNU Binutils, refer to https://www.gnu.org/
software/binutils/.

Note: This link takes you to a resource outside of AskF5. The third party could
remove the document 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

BIG-IP

To mitigate this vulnerability, you should permit connectivity access to the
affected F5 products only over a secure network and restrict access for the
affected systems to only trusted users. For more information, refer to one or
more of the following articles:

  o K13309: Restricting access to the Configuration utility by source IP
    address
  o K13092: Overview of securing access to the BIG-IP system
  o K31401771: Restricting access to the BIG-IQ or F5 iWorkflow user interface
    by source IP address
  o K39403510: Managing the port lockdown configuration on the BIG-IQ system

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 K13123: Managing BIG-IP product hotfixes (11.x - 15.x)
  o K48955220: Installing an OPSWAT Endpoint Security update on BIG-IP APM
    systems (11.4.x and later)
  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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