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Denial of service in F5 BIG-IP AWS



Published: 2020-03-30

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.

1) Input validation error

Severity: Low

CVSSv3: 3.2 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-5862

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to the Traffic Management Microkernel (TMM) may produce a core file or stop processing new traffic with the Data Plane Development Kit (DPDK)/Elastic Network Adapter (ENA) driver on Amazon Web Services (AWS) systems. A remote attacker can cause a denial of service condition on the target system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

BIG-IP: 14.1.0, 14.1.1, 14.1.2, 15.0.0, 15.0.1, 15.0.1.1, 15.1.0

BIG-IP LTM: 14.1.0, 14.1.0.6, 14.1.1, 14.1.2, 15.0.0, 15.0.1, 15.0.1.1, 15.1.0

BIG-IP AAM: 14.1.0, 14.1.0.6, 14.1.1, 14.1.2, 15.0.0, 15.0.1, 15.0.1.1, 15.1.0

BIG-IP AFM: 14.1.0, 14.1.0.6, 14.1.1, 14.1.2, 15.0.0, 15.0.1, 15.0.1.1, 15.1.0

BIG-IP Analytics: 14.1.0, 14.1.0.6, 14.1.1, 14.1.2, 15.0.0, 15.0.1, 15.0.1.1, 15.1.0

BIG-IP APM: 14.1.0, 14.1.0.6, 14.1.1, 14.1.2, 15.0.0, 15.0.1, 15.0.1.1, 15.1.0

BIG-IP ASM: 14.1.0, 14.1.0.6, 14.1.1, 14.1.2, 15.0.0, 15.0.1, 15.0.1.1, 15.1.0

BIG-IP DNS: 14.1.0, 14.1.0.6, 14.1.1, 14.1.2, 15.0.0, 15.0.1, 15.0.1.1, 15.1.0

BIG-IP FPS: 14.1.0, 14.1.0.6, 14.1.1, 14.1.2, 15.0.0, 15.0.1, 15.0.1.1, 15.1.0

BIG-IP GTM: 14.1.0, 14.1.0.6, 14.1.1, 14.1.2, 15.0.0, 15.0.1, 15.0.1.1, 15.1.0

BIG-IP Link Controller: 14.1.0, 14.1.0.6, 14.1.1, 14.1.2, 15.0.0, 15.0.1, 15.0.1.1, 15.1.0

BIG-IP PEM: 14.1.0, 14.1.0.6, 14.1.1, 14.1.2, 15.0.0, 15.0.1, 15.0.1.1, 15.1.0

CPE External links

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K01054113

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.