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.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.4 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101901 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039839 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://robotattack.org/ Technical Description  Third Party Advisory 
https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K21905460 Issue Tracking  Mitigation  Vendor Advisory 
https://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/144389 Third Party Advisory  US Government Resource 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-203 Observable Differences in Behavior to Error Inputs cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-6168
NVD Published Date:
11/17/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019
Source:
F5 Networks