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F5 BIG-IP - BIG-IP ASM Proactive Bot Defense vulnerability CVE-2016-7472

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

F5 Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

5 years ago

Modified

Modified

1 year ago

Summary

When Proactive Bot Defense is configured, BIG-IP ASM 12.1.0 and 12.1.1 systems may allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (DoS) via a crafted HTTP header. (CVE-2016-7472)

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

See the referenced vendor advisory for a solution.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)