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Vulnerability of F5 BIG-IP: denial of service via Intel SPI Flash

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a fatal error via Intel SPI Flash of F5 BIG-IP, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Impacted systems: BIG-IP Hardware, TMOS.
Severity of this alert: 1/4.
Creation date: 20/12/2018.
Références of this alert: CVE-2017-5703, K19855851, VIGILANCE-VUL-28073.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a fatal error via Intel SPI Flash of F5 BIG-IP, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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This computer vulnerability bulletin impacts software or systems such as BIG-IP Hardware, TMOS.

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

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user shell.

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

Solutions for this threat 

F5 BIG-IP: fixed versions for Intel SPI Flash.
Fixed versions are indicated in information sources.
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