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Category:   Device (Router/Bridge/Hub)  >   F5 BIG-IP Vendors:   F5 Networks
F5 BIG-IP High Availability Packet Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Cause the Target System to Restart
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1040049
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-6132   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 22 2017
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 11.x, 12.x, 13.x
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in F5 BIG-IP. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can send specially crafted packets to the target primary or secondary High Availability state mirror listeners to cause the Traffic Management Microkernel (TMM) to restart, disrupting traffic.

The vendor has assigned ID 653993 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can disrupt traffic on the target system.
Solution:   F5 has issued a fix (11.5.5, 11.6.2, 12.1.3, 13.1.0).

The F5 advisory is available at:

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

Message History:   None.

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