Memory Exhaustion in F5 Networks BIG-IP ASM



Published: 2019-12-28
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2019-6682
CWE-ID CWE-400
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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BIG-IP ASM
Hardware solutions / Security hardware applicances

Vendor F5 Networks, Inc.

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Resource exhaustion

EUVDB-ID: #VU23816

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-6682

CWE-ID: CWE-400 - Uncontrolled Resource Consumption ('Resource Exhaustion')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to software may consume excessive resources when processing certain types of HTTP responses from the origin web server. A remote attacker can trigger resource exhaustion and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

BIG-IP ASM: 11.5.2 - 15.0.1.0.48.11 ENG Hotfix


CPE2.3 External links

http://support.f5.com/csp/article/K40452417

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



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