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VPR Score: 2.5
SynopsisThe remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.
Descriptionnet/ipv4/tcp_input.c in the Linux kernel before 4.7 does not properly determine the rate of challenge ACK segments, which makes it easier for man-in-the-middle attackers to hijack TCP sessions via a blind in-window attack. (CVE-2016-5696)
SolutionUpgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K46514822.