F5 Networks BIG-IP : BIG-IP iControl and tmsh vulnerability (K77313277)

High Nessus Plugin ID 118697


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


In BIG-IP 14.0.0- or 13.0.0-, iControl and TMSH usage by authenticated users may leak a small amount of memory when executing commands. (CVE-2018-15325)


This vulnerability may lead to an out-of-memory condition in the BIG-IP control plane, resulting in performance degradation and possible failover to another system in the high availability (HA) group.


Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K77313277.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 118697

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL77313277.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 2018/11/02

Modified: 2018/11/13

Dependencies: 76940

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

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_global_traffic_manager, 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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-15325