F5 Networks BIG-IP : TMM vulnerability (K37404773)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 118605


The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.


An undisclosed sequence of packets, sourced from an adjacent network may cause TMM to crash.(CVE-2017-6134)


This issue is exposed in the default configuration. Traffic processing is disrupted while the Traffic Management Microkernel (TMM) restarts.
If the affected F5 device is configured as part of a device group, the systemwill trigger a failover to the peer device.


Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K37404773.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 118605

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL37404773.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 2018/11/02

Updated: 2019/07/17

Dependencies: 76940

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 3.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_access_policy_manager, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_advanced_firewall_manager, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_application_acceleration_manager, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_application_security_manager, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_application_visibility_and_reporting, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_global_traffic_manager, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_link_controller, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_local_traffic_manager, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_policy_enforcement_manager, cpe:/h:f5:big-ip

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/BIG-IP/hotfix, Host/BIG-IP/modules, Host/BIG-IP/version, Settings/ParanoidReport

Patch Publication Date: 2017/12/20

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/12/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-6134