F5 Networks BIG-IP : BIG-IP PEM vulnerability (K10329515)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118627


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


Under certain conditions, TMM may produce a core file and restart when processing compressed data though a virtual server with an associated PEM profile using the content insertion option. (CVE-2018-5508)


The Traffic Management Microkernel (TMM) generates a core file and restarts. If configured as part of a high availability (HA) device group, the BIG-IP system fails over to the peer device.


Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K10329515.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 118627

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL10329515.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 2018/11/02

Updated: 2019/01/04

Dependencies: 76940

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_policy_enforcement_manager, cpe:/h:f5:big-ip

Patch Publication Date: 2018/04/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5508