F5 Networks BIG-IP : SOCKS proxy vulnerability (K30201296)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 104192
SynopsisThe remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.
DescriptionUnder limited circumstances, connections handled by a virtual server with an associated SOCKS profile may not be properly cleaned up, potentially leading to resource starvation. (CVE-2017-0303)
Connections may remain in the connection table that you can only removeby restarting the Traffic Management Microkernel (TMM).Over time, the BIG-IP system may be unable to process further connections.
SolutionUpgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K30201296.