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F5 Networks: K10002335 (CVE-2017-6159): TMM vulnerability CVE-2017-6159

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F5 Networks: K10002335 (CVE-2017-6159): TMM vulnerability CVE-2017-6159

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
10/26/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/26/2017
Modified
03/02/2020

Description

F5 BIG-IP LTM, AAM, AFM, Analytics, APM, ASM, DNS, GTM, Link Controller, PEM, Websafe software version 12.0.0 to 12.1.2, 11.6.0 to 11.6.1 are vulnerable to a denial of service attack when the MPTCP option is enabled on a virtual server. Data plane is vulnerable when using the MPTCP option of a TCP profile. There is no control plane exposure. An attacker may be able to disrupt services by causing TMM to restart hence temporarily failing to process traffic.

Solution(s)

  • f5-big-ip-upgrade-latest

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