F5 Networks BIG-IP : TMM vulnerability (K45611803)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118667


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


F5 BIG-IP 13.0.0-, 12.1.0-, or 11.6.0- virtual servers with HTTP/2 profiles enabled are vulnerable to 'HPACK Bomb'.


HPACK bombs are designed to consume an abnormal amount of memory resources on a target system, which can result in a denial of service (DoS). This issue is exposed only on the BIG-IP system's data plane;
there is no control plane exposure for this issue.


Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K45611803.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 118667

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL45611803.nasl

Version: 1.3

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_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_local_traffic_manager, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_policy_enforcement_manager, cpe:/h:f5:big-ip

Patch Publication Date: 2018/07/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5530