F5 Networks BIG-IP : Linux kernel vulnerability (K81211720)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 104109
SynopsisThe remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.
DescriptionThe tcp_splice_read function in net/ipv4/tcp.c in the Linux kernel before 4.9.11 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and soft lockup) via vectors involving a TCP packet with the URG flag. (CVE-2017-6214)
SolutionUpgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K81211720.