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Category:   Device (Router/Bridge/Hub)  >   F5 BIG-IP Vendors:   F5 Networks
F5 BIG-IP SSL Handshake Bug Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1036025
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-4545   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 3 2016
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 11.5.4 FINAL
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in F5 BIG-IP. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions on the target system.

A remote user can send an SSL alert during the SSL handshake process to cause the target Traffic Management Microkernel (TMM) to restart.

Virtual servers with SSL profiles enabled are affected.

The vendor has assigned ID 518275 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target Traffic Management Microkernel (TMM) to restart.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (11.5.4 HF1).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

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

Message History:   None.

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