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Category:   Device (Router/Bridge/Hub)  >   F5 BIG-IP Vendors:   F5 Networks
F5 BIG-IP Packet Filtering Bug Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1036710
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-5022   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 31 2016
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 denial of service conditions on the target system.

A remote user can send specially crafted network traffic to cause the target Traffic Management Microkernel (TMM) to restart and fail to process traffic.

Systems with Packet Filtering enabled are affected.

Virtual servers of all types are affected.

All protocols are affected.

The management interface is not affected.

The vendor has assigned ID 573124 and ID 472178 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can disrupt services on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The vendor advisory is available at:

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

Message History:   None.

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