Vigil@nce - F5 BIG-IP: denial of service via the traffic management
February 2017 by Vigil@nce
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SYNTHESIS OF THE VULNERABILITY
An attacker can send specially crafted packets TCP to an F5 BIG-IP device, in order to make it halt.
Impacted products: BIG-IP Hardware, TMOS.
Creation date: 16/12/2016.
DESCRIPTION OF THE VULNERABILITY
The F5 BIG-IP product offers traffic management functions.
However, when management is enabled in a virtual server, some sequences of TCP packets trigger a fatal error.
An attacker can therefore send specially crafted packets TCP to an F5 BIG-IP device, in order to make it halt.
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