F5 Networks BIG-IP : Linux kernel vulnerability (K43322910)

High Nessus Plugin ID 118608


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


A slow memory leak as a result of undisclosed IPv4 or IPv6 packets sent to BIG-IP management port or self IP addresses may lead to out of memory (OOM) conditions. (CVE-2017-6135)


An unauthenticated remote attacker may be able to exhaust BIG-IP memory resources and cause a denial of service (DoS) with maliciously crafted network traffic.


Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K43322910.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 118608

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL43322910.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 2018/11/02

Updated: 2019/01/04

Dependencies: 76940

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/12/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-6135