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                sol15277: ICMP vulnerability CVE-1999-0524
                                23 May 2014


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           BIG-IP LTM
                   BIG-IP AAM
                   BIG-IP AFM
                   BIG-IP Analytics
                   BIG-IP APM
                   BIG-IP ASM
                   BIG-IP Edge Gateway
                   BIG-IP GTM
                   BIG-IP Link Controller
                   BIG-IP PEM
                   BIG-IP PSM
                   BIG-IP WebAccelerator
                   BIG-IP WOM
                   Enterprise Manager
                   BIG-IQ Cloud
                   BIG-IQ Device
                   BIG-IQ Security
Publisher:         F5
Operating System:  Network Appliance
Impact/Access:     Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Mitigation
CVE Names:         CVE-1999-0524  

Reference:         ASB-2013.0101

Original Bulletin: 

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sol15277: ICMP vulnerability CVE-1999-0524 

Security Advisory

Original Publication Date: 05/22/2014


ICMP information such as (1) netmask and (2) timestamp is allowed from 
arbitrary hosts. (CVE-1999-0524)


Affected hosts may leak netmask or timestamp data.


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 

Product                 Versions known          Versions known          Vulnerable component 
                        to be vulnerable        to be not vulnerable    or feature
BIG-IP LTM              11.0.0 - 11.5.1         None                    Kernel
                        10.0.0 - 10.2.4
BIG-IP AAM              11.4.0 - 11.5.1         None                    Kernel
BIG-IP AFM              11.3.0 - 11.5.1         None                    Kernel
BIG-IP Analytics        11.0.0 - 11.5.1         None                    Kernel
BIG-IP APM              11.0.0 - 11.5.1         None                    Kernel
                        10.1.0 - 10.2.4         
BIG-IP ASM              11.0.0 - 11.5.1         None                    Kernel
                        10.0.0 - 10.2.4         
BIG-IP Edge Gateway     11.0.0 - 11.3.0         None                    Kernel
                        10.1.0 - 10.2.4         
BIG-IP GTM              11.0.0 - 11.5.1         None                    Kernel
                        10.0.0 - 10.2.4         
BIG-IP Link Controller  11.0.0 - 11.5.1         None                    Kernel
                        10.0.0 - 10.2.4         
BIG-IP PEM              11.3.0 - 11.5.1         None                    Kernel
BIG-IP PSM              11.0.0 - 11.4.1         None                    Kernel
                        10.0.0 - 10.2.4         
BIG-IP WebAccelerator   11.0.0 - 11.3.0         None                    Kernel
                        10.0.0 - 10.2.4         
BIG-IP WOM              11.0.0 - 11.3.0         None                    Kernel
                        10.0.0 - 10.2.4         
ARX                     6.0.0 - 6.4.0           None                    Kernel
Enterprise Manager      3.0.0 - 3.1.1           None                    Kernel
                        2.1.0 - 2.3.0           
FirePass                None                    7.0.0                   None
                                                6.0.0 - 6.1.0
BIG-IQ Cloud            4.0.0 - 4.3.0           None                    Kernel
BIG-IQ Device           4.2.0 - 4.3.0           None                    Kernel
BIG-IQ Security         4.0.0 - 4.3.0           None                    Kernel

Recommended action

To mitigate this vulnerability, you can configure an upstream firewall to 
filter out ICMP type 13 & 14 from affected hosts.

Supplemental Information

   SOL9970: Subscribing to email notifications regarding F5 products
   SOL9957: Creating a custom RSS feed to view new and updated documents.
   SOL4602: Overview of the F5 security vulnerability response policy
   SOL4918: Overview of the F5 critical issue hotfix policy

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