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Vulnerability of F5 BIG-IP: buffer overflow of MCPQ

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker, authenticated as an administrator, can generate a buffer overflow in MCPQ of F5 BIG-IP, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to execute code.
Vulnerable systems: BIG-IP Hardware, TMOS.
Severity of this threat: 2/4.
Creation date: 05/03/2015.
Références of this weakness: CVE-2014-6031, SOL16196, VIGILANCE-VUL-16322.

Description of the vulnerability 

The F5 BIG-IP product offers a web service, using the MCPQ daemon.

However, if the size of data is greater than the size of the storage array, an overflow occurs in MCPQ.

An attacker, authenticated as an administrator, can therefore generate a buffer overflow in MCPQ of F5 BIG-IP, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to execute code.
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This threat alert impacts software or systems such as BIG-IP Hardware, TMOS.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer vulnerability bulletin is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of privileged account.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this weakness note.

Solutions for this threat 

F5 BIG-IP: fixed versions for MCPQ.
Fixed versions are indicated in information sources.
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