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CVE-2017-6168 Detail

Current Description

On BIG-IP versions 11.6.0-11.6.2 (fixed in 11.6.2 HF1), 12.0.0-12.1.2 HF1 (fixed in 12.1.2 HF2), or 13.0.0-13.0.0 HF2 (fixed in 13.0.0 HF3) a virtual server configured with a Client SSL profile may be vulnerable to an Adaptive Chosen Ciphertext attack (AKA Bleichenbacher attack) against RSA, which when exploited, may result in plaintext recovery of encrypted messages and/or a Man-in-the-middle (MiTM) attack, despite the attacker not having gained access to the server's private key itself, aka a ROBOT attack.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/12/2017
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CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.4 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.2
Exploitability Score: 2.2

Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): High
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6

Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Technical Details

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Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
cpe:2.3:a:f5:big-ip_ltm:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions from (including) 11.6.0 up to (including) 11.6.2
cpe:2.3:a:f5:big-ip_ltm:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions from (including) 12.0.0 up to (including) 12.1.2
Configuration 2
cpe:2.3:a:f5:big-ip_aam:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions from (including) 11.6.0 up to (including) 11.6.2
cpe:2.3:a:f5:big-ip_aam:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions from (including) 12.0.0 up to (including) 12.1.2
Configuration 3
cpe:2.3:a:f5:big-ip_afm:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions from (including) 11.6.0 up to (including) 11.6.2
cpe:2.3:a:f5:big-ip_afm:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions from (including) 12.0.0 up to (including) 12.1.2
Configuration 4
cpe:2.3:a:f5:big-ip_analytics:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions from (including) 11.6.0 up to (including) 11.6.2
cpe:2.3:a:f5:big-ip_analytics:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions from (including) 12.0.0 up to (including) 12.1.2
Configuration 5
cpe:2.3:a:f5:big-ip_apm:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions from (including) 11.6.0 up to (including) 11.6.2
cpe:2.3:a:f5:big-ip_apm:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions from (including) 12.0.0 up to (including) 12.1.2
Configuration 6
cpe:2.3:a:f5:big-ip_asm:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions from (including) 11.6.0 up to (including) 11.6.2
cpe:2.3:a:f5:big-ip_asm:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions from (including) 12.0.0 up to (including) 12.1.2
Configuration 7
cpe:2.3:a:f5:big-ip_link_controller:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions from (including) 11.6.0 up to (including) 11.6.2
cpe:2.3:a:f5:big-ip_link_controller:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions from (including) 12.0.0 up to (including) 12.1.2
Configuration 8
cpe:2.3:a:f5:big-ip_pem:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions from (including) 11.6.0 up to (including) 11.6.2
cpe:2.3:a:f5:big-ip_pem:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions from (including) 12.0.0 up to (including) 12.1.2
Configuration 9
cpe:2.3:a:f5:websafe:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions from (including) 12.0.0 up to (including) 12.1.2

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