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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2016.2722
          Multiple vulnerabilities have been identified in F5 ARX
                             15 November 2016

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           F5 ARX
Publisher:         F5 Networks
Operating System:  Network Appliance
Impact/Access:     Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Mitigation
CVE Names:         CVE-2016-6797 CVE-2016-6796 CVE-2016-6794
                   CVE-2016-5018 CVE-2016-0762 

Reference:         ESB-2016.2509

Original Bulletin: 
   https://support.f5.com/kb/en-us/solutions/public/k/65/sol65230547.html
   https://support.f5.com/kb/en-us/solutions/public/k/36/sol36302720.html
   https://support.f5.com/kb/en-us/solutions/public/k/36/sol36784855.html

Comment: This bulletin contains three (3) F5 Networks security advisories.

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sol65230547: Apache Tomcat vulnerabilities CVE-2016-5018, CVE-2016-6794,
and CVE-2016-6796 

Security Advisory

Original Publication Date: 11/14/2016

Vulnerability Description

    CVE-2016-5018

    ** RESERVED ** This candidate has been reserved by an organization or
    individual that will use it when announcing a new security problem. When
    the candidate has been publicized, the details for this candidate will
    be provided.
    CVE-2016-6794

    ** RESERVED ** This candidate has been reserved by an organization or
    individual that will use it when announcing a new security problem. When
    the candidate has been publicized, the details for this candidate will
    be provided.
    CVE-2016-6796

    ** RESERVED ** This candidate has been reserved by an organization or
    individual that will use it when announcing a new security problem. When
    the candidate has been publicized, the details for this candidate will
    be provided.

Impact

An attacker may be able to bypass SecurityManager restrictions via crafted
web application.

Security Issue Status

F5 Product Development has assigned ID 466436 (ARX) to this vulnerability.

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:

Product                         Versions known to be vulnerable    Versions known to be not vulnerable    Severity        Vulnerable component or feature

ARX                             6.2.0 - 6.4.0                      None                                   Low             Apache Tomcat

Vulnerability 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.

Mitigation

To mitigate this vulnerability, you should permit access to the ARX GUI
only over a secure network.

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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sol36302720: Apache Tomcat vulnerability CVE-2016-6797 

Security Advisory

Original Publication Date: 11/14/2016

Vulnerability Description

** RESERVED ** This candidate has been reserved by an organization or
individual that will use it when announcing a new security problem. When
the candidate has been publicized, the details for this candidate will be
provided. (CVE-2016-6797)

Impact

This vulnerability may allow unauthorized disclosure of information.

Security Issue Status

F5 Product Development has assigned ID 466436 (ARX) to this vulnerability.

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:

Product                         Versions known to be vulnerable    Versions known to be not vulnerable    Severity        Vulnerable component or feature

ARX                             6.2.0 - 6.4.0                      None                                   Low             Apache Tomcat


Vulnerability 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.

Mitigation

To mitigate this vulnerability, you should permit access to the ARX GUI
only over a secure network.

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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sol36784855: Apache Tomcat vulnerability CVE-2016-0762

Security Advisory

Original Publication Date: 11/14/2016

Vulnerability Description

** RESERVED ** This candidate has been reserved by an organization or
individual that will use it when announcing a new security problem. When
the candidate has been publicized, the details for this candidate will be
provided. (CVE-2016-0762)

Impact

This vulnerability may allow unauthorized disclosure of information.

Security Issue Status

F5 Product Development has assigned ID 466436 (ARX) to this vulnerability.

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:

Product                         Versions known to be vulnerable    Versions known to be not vulnerable    Severity        Vulnerable component or feature

ARX                             6.2.0 - 6.4.0                      None                                   Low             Apache Tomcat

Vulnerability 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.

Mitigation

To mitigate this vulnerability, you should permit access to the ARX GUI
only over a secure network.

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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