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Vulnerability of F5 BIG-IP: denial of service via TCP Congestion Control Settings

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a fatal error via TCP Congestion Control Settings of F5 BIG-IP, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Impacted software: BIG-IP Hardware, TMOS.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 3/4.
Creation date: 23/12/2019.
Références of this announce: CERTFR-2019-AVI-654, CVE-2019-6677, K06747393, VIGILANCE-VUL-31216.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a fatal error via TCP Congestion Control Settings of F5 BIG-IP, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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This cybersecurity vulnerability impacts software or systems such as BIG-IP Hardware, TMOS.

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

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of internet client.

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

Solutions for this threat 

F5 BIG-IP: fixed versions for TCP Congestion Control Settings.
Fixed versions are indicated in information sources.
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