F5 Networks BIG-IP : Linux kernel vulnerability (K61223103)
High Nessus Plugin ID 118684
SynopsisThe remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.
DescriptionThe IPv6 fragmentation implementation in the Linux kernel through 4.11.1 does not consider that the nexthdr field may be associated with an invalid option, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and BUG) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted socket and send system calls. (CVE-2017-9074)
This vulnerability allows unauthorized disclosure of information, unauthorized modification, and disruption of service.
SolutionUpgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K61223103.