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Category:   Device (Router/Bridge/Hub)  >   F5 BIG-IP Vendors:   F5 Networks
F5 BIG-IP HTTP/2 and SPDY Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1039671
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1039671
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-6163   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 27 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 denial of service conditions on the target system.

A remote user can send a large number of connections greater than the advertised limit to the target system to disrupt service on the target system.

Virtual servers with an associated Client SSL profile and either an HTTP/2 or SPDY profile are affected.

The Traffic Management Microkernel (TMM) data plane is affected.

The control plane is not affected.

The vendor has assigned ID 626360 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The vendor advisory is available at:

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K22541983

Vendor URL:  support.f5.com/csp/article/K22541983 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Resource error

Message History:   None.


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