F5 Networks BIG-IP : TMM vulnerability (K33211839)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118653


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


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.


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.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 118653

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL33211839.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_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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/02/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5500