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Category:   Device (Router/Bridge/Hub)  >   F5 BIG-IP Vendors:   F5 Networks
F5 BIG-IP FastL4 Profile Processing Bug Lets Remote Users Cause the Target Service to Crash
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1037581
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-9247   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 11 2017
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in F5 BIG-IP. A remote user can cause the target service to crash.

A remote user can send a specially crafted sequence of packets to cause the target Traffic Management Microkernel (TMM) to restart.

Systems using a virtual server with an associated FastL4 profile and TCP analytics profile are affected.

The vendor has assigned ID 630919 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target TMM to restart.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (12.1.2) [in December 2016].

The vendor advisory is available at:

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

Message History:   None.

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