This security advisory describes one medium risk vulnerability.
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input within the Traffic Management Microkernel (TMM). A remote attacker can send specially crafted traffic to the system and cause it to restart.
The vulnerability affects only listed BIG-IP engineering hotfixes.
To solve the issue, remove the listed hotfix or contact your vendor for technical support.
BIG-IP: Hotfix-BIGIP-184.108.40.206.74.291-HF2, Hotfix-BIGIP-220.127.116.11.0.97.6-ENG, Hotfix-BIGIP-18.104.22.168.0.83.4-ENGCPE
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.