F5 Networks BIG-IP : BIG-IP TMM vulnerability (K77671456)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118698


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


The Traffic Management Microkernel (TMM) may restart when processing a specific sequence of packets on IPv6 virtual servers. (CVE-2018-5510)

Note : This vulnerability does not affect IPv4 virtual servers.


The Traffic Management Microkernel (TMM) generates a core file and restarts. If configured as part of a high availability (HA) device group, the BIG-IP system fails over to the peer device.


Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K77671456.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 118698

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL77671456.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 2018/11/02

Updated: 2019/07/17

Dependencies: 76940

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

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: 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_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, Settings/ParanoidReport

Patch Publication Date: 2018/04/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/04/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5510