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Vulnerability of F5 BIG-IP: memory leak via Multipath TCP

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can create a memory leak via Multipath TCP of F5 BIG-IP, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Severity of this alert: 2/4.
Creation date: 01/03/2018.
Références of this alert: CERTFR-2018-AVI-108, CVE-2018-5500, K33211839, VIGILANCE-VUL-25409.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can create a memory leak via Multipath TCP of F5 BIG-IP, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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This security weakness impacts software or systems such as BIG-IP Hardware, TMOS.

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

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 threat.

Solutions for this threat

F5 BIG-IP: fixed versions for Multipath TCP.
The following versions are fixed:
  13.1.0, 12.1.3.2, 11.6.3.
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