F5 Networks BIG-IP : TMM vulnerability (K52167636)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118675
SynopsisThe remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.
DescriptionFeatures in the BIG-IP system that utilizeinflate functionality
directly, via an iRule, or via the inflate code from PEM module are
subjected to a service disruption via a 'Zip Bomb'
BIG-IP systems deployed in Forward Proxy mode with the inflate
functionality enabled are at greatest risk for this vulnerability.
BIG-IP systems that are collecting and manually decompressing data by
way of iRules (using HTTP::collect and DECOMPRESS/COMPRESS ) have
additional risk, as this situation may increase the likelihood of
successful exploitation. The control plane is not impacted by this
issue; this issue isobserved on the data plane.
SolutionUpgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5