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vulnerability bulletin CVE-2016-5024

F5 BIG-IP: denial of service via RADIUS

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can send malicious RADIUS packets to an F5 BIG-IP device, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Impacted products: BIG-IP Hardware, TMOS.
Severity: 2/4.
Creation date: 16/12/2016.
Identifiers: CVE-2016-5024, K92859602, VIGILANCE-VUL-21403.

Description of the vulnerability

The F5 BIG-IP product may be configured to parse RADIUS packets.

However, when malicious RADIUS packets are received, a fatal error occurs.

An attacker can therefore send malicious RADIUS packets to an F5 BIG-IP device, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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