F5 Networks BIG-IP : TMM vulnerability (K10930474)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118628


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


Malformed SPDY or HTTP/2 requests may result in a disruption of service to TMM. Data plane is only exposed when a SPDY or HTTP/2 profile is attached to a virtual server. There is no control plane exposure. (CVE-2017-6155)


An attacker may be able to disrupt traffic or cause the BIG-IP system to fail over to another device in the device group. This vulnerability affects systems with any of the following configurations :

A virtual server associated with an HTTP/2 profile Note : The HTTP/2 profile was introduced as an experimental profile in BIG-IP 11.6.0, and officially in BIG-IP 12.0.0.

A virtual server associated with a SPDY profile Note : The SPDY profile was introduced in BIG-IP 11.2.0.


Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K10930474.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 118628

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL10930474.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 2018/11/02

Updated: 2019/07/17

Dependencies: 76940

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

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_link_controller, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_local_traffic_manager, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_policy_enforcement_manager, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_webaccelerator, cpe:/h:f5:big-ip, cpe:/h:f5:big-ip_protocol_security_manager

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/04/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/04/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-6155