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Category:   Device (Router/Bridge/Hub)  >   F5 BIG-IP Vendors:   F5 Networks
F5 BIG-IP MCPD TLS Bypass Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1039675
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1039675
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-6161   (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 on the local network can exploit a flaw in configuration synchronization (ConfigSync) to bypass the TLS protections on connections to the master control program daemon (MCPD) and consume excessive resources on the target system.

The vendor has assigned ID 610255 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can consume excessive resources on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The vendor advisory is available at:

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K62279530

Vendor URL:  support.f5.com/csp/article/K62279530 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified

Message History:   None.


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