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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.105358
Category:F5 Local Security Checks
Title:F5 BIG-IP - Node.js vulnerability CVE-2015-5380
Summary:The remote host is missing a security patch.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing a security patch.

Vulnerability Insight:
The Utf8DecoderBase::WriteUtf16Slow function in unicode-decoder.cc in Google V8, as used in Node.js before 0.12.6, io.js before 1.8.3 and 2.x before 2.3.3, and other products, does not verify that there is memory available for a UTF-16 surrogate pair, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted byte sequence. (CVE-2015-5380)

Vulnerability Impact:
For the f5-rest-node package on both the BIG-IP and BIG-IQ systems: A locally authenticated attacker with access to the command line may be able to cause a partial denial-of-service (DoS) to the system through exploitation of this issue.For the BIG-IQ UI node package: A remote attacker may be able to cause a denial of service (DoS) to the system through exploitation of this issue.

Solution:
See the referenced vendor advisory for a solution.

CVSS Score:
7.5

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-5380
BugTraq ID: 75556
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/75556
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2015 Greenbone Networks GmbH

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