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Category:   Device (Router/Bridge/Hub)  >   F5 BIG-IP Vendors:   F5 Networks
F5 BIG-IP IPv6 RADIUS Response Processing Bug Lets Remote Authenticated Users Cause the Target TMM Component to Restart
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1040802
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-5515   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 1 2018
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 13.x
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in F5 BIG-IP. A remote authenticated user can cause the target TMM kernel to restart.

A remote IPv6 RADIUS server can return a specially crafted authentication response to cause the target Traffic Management Microkernel (TMM) component to restart.

Systems configured with RADIUS authentication for BIG-IP administrative users are affected.

The vendor has assigned ID 706086 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote RADIUS server can cause the target TMM component to restart.
Solution:   F5 has issued a fix (

The F5 advisory is available at:

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

Message History:   None.

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