F5 BIG-IP - SOL22843911 - F5 Path MTU Discovery vulnerability CVE-2015-7759

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

F5 Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

4.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

6 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing a security patch.

Insight

Insight

A remote attacker may be able to cause the Traffic Management Microkernel (TMM) to restart using maliciously constructed ICMP packets. Virtual servers using a TCP profile configured with Congestion Metrics Cache enabled are affected by this vulnerability. Congestion Metrics Cache is enabled by default for TCP profiles.

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)

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