F5 Networks BIG-IP : BIG-IP SSL profile vulnerability (K53931245)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118680


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


Under certain conditions, virtual servers configured with Client SSL or Server SSL profiles that make use of network hardware security module (HSM) functionality are exposed and impacted by this issue.


Malformed Transport Layer Security (TLS) requests sent to virtual servers using network HSM functionality may cause a degradation of service.

Note: If the BIG-IP system is configured with both virtual servers using network HSM functionality and virtual servers that do notusenetwork HSM functionality, only the virtual servers using network HSM are exposed to this vulnerability.


Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K53931245.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 118680

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL53931245.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: 5.3

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L

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_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: 2018/05/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5524