F5 Networks BIG-IP : BIG-IP ASM data processing vulnerability (K38243073)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118658


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


The BIG-IP ASM bd process may produce a core file under some circumstances when processing undisclosed types of data on systems with 48 or more CPU cores. (CVE-2017-6154)


The BIG-IP ASM bd process produces a core file, interrupting traffic processing and causing a failover event.


Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K38243073.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 118658

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL38243073.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: 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_application_security_manager, cpe:/h:f5:big-ip

Patch Publication Date: 2018/02/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-6154