F5 Networks BIG-IP : TMM vulnerability (K33211839)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118653

Synopsis

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

Description

Every Multipath TCP (MCTCP) connection established leaks a small amount of memory. Virtual server using TCP profile with Multipath TCP (MCTCP) feature enabled will be affected by this issue.
(CVE-2018-5500)

Impact

Over a period of time, the memory leak may lead to memory exhaustion on the system. The standard configuration of the default TCP profile named mptcp-mobile-optimized has MPTCP feature is enabled.

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K33211839.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/#/article/K33211839

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 118653

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL33211839.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Published: 2018/11/02

Modified: 2018/11/02

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_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:/a:f5:big-ip_webaccelerator, 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: 2018/02/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5500