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Category:   Device (Router/Bridge/Hub)  >   F5 BIG-IP Vendors:   F5 Networks
F5 BIG-IP iRule Processing Bug Lets Remote Users Cause the Target Service to Restart
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1037510
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-5024   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Dec 29 2016
Original Entry Date:  Dec 21 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 the target service to restart.

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

Systems with a virtual server configured to parse RADIUS messages via an iRule are affected.

The vendor has assigned ID 593447 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target TMM process to restart.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The vendor advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified

Message History:   None.

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