F5 Networks BIG-IP : BIG-IP TMM vulnerability (K62712037)

High Nessus Plugin ID 118687


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


Under certain conditions for BIG-IP systems using FastL4 profiles, when the Reassemble IP Fragments option is disabled (default), some specific large fragmented packets may restart the Traffic Management Microkernel (TMM). (CVE-2017-6150)


An attacker may be able to perform a denial-of-service (DoS) attack by causing the Traffic Management Microkernel (TMM) to restart.


Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K62712037.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 118687

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL62712037.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 2018/11/02

Updated: 2019/01/04

Dependencies: 76940

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

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_link_controller, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_local_traffic_manager, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_policy_enforcement_manager, cpe:/h:f5:big-ip

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/BIG-IP/hotfix, Host/BIG-IP/modules, Host/BIG-IP/version, Settings/ParanoidReport

Patch Publication Date: 2018/02/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-6150