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F5 Networks: K20134942 (CVE-2018-5527): SSL Forward Proxy vulnerability CVE-2018-5527

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F5 Networks: K20134942 (CVE-2018-5527): SSL Forward Proxy vulnerability CVE-2018-5527

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
06/27/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/28/2018
Modified
03/03/2020

Description

On BIG-IP 13.1.0-13.1.0.7, a remote attacker using undisclosed methods against virtual servers configured with a Client SSL or Server SSL profile that has the SSL Forward Proxy feature enabled can force the Traffic Management Microkernel (tmm) to leak memory. As a result, system memory usage increases over time, which may eventually cause a decrease in performance or a system reboot due to memory exhaustion.

Solution(s)

  • f5-big-ip-upgrade-latest

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