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F5 BIG-IP - BIG-IP last hop kernel module vulnerability CVE-2015-5516

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

F5 Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

6 years ago

Modified

Modified

1 year ago

Summary

The remote host is missing a security patch.

Insight

Insight

The BIG-IP last hop kernel module may leak memory when processing User Datagram Protocol (UDP) traffic. The memory leak may cause denial-of-service (DoS) conditions for the BIG-IP system.

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)