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Category:   Device (Router/Bridge/Hub)  >   F5 BIG-IP Vendors:   F5 Networks
BIG-IP ASM and PSM bd Daemon Buffer Overflow Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1023386
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-4420   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Dec 28 2009
Original Entry Date:  Dec 24 2009
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): ASM 9.4.4 - 9.4.7, 10.0.0 - 10.0.1; PSM 9.4.5 - 9.4.7, 10.0.0 - 10.0.1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in BIG-IP. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can send specially crafted data to the BIG-IP Application Security Manager (ASM) and Protocol Security Manager (PSM) bd daemon to trigger a buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target service.

The following product versions are affected:

* BIG-IP ASM versions 9.4.4 - 9.4.7
* BIG-IP ASM versions 10.0.0 - 10.0.1
* BIG-IP PSM versions 9.4.5 - 9.4.7
* BIG-IP PSM versions 10.0.0 - 10.0.1

The vendor assigned issue tracking number CR126690 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (9.4.8).

The vendor has also issued the following hotfixes.

* Hotfix-BIGIP-9.4.6-425.0-HF3 issued for BIG-IP version 9.4.6
* Hotfix-BIGIP-9.4.7-333.0-HF2 issued for BIG-IP version 9.4.7
* Hotfix-BIGIP-10.0.0-5519.0-HF3 issued for BIG-IP version 10.0.0
* Hotfix-BIGIP-10.0.1-354.0-HF2 issued for BIG-IP version 10.0.1

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error

Message History:   None.

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