Denial of service in BIG-IP TMM IPv6



Published: 2022-05-05
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-29479
CWE-ID CWE-20
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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BIG-IP
Hardware solutions / Firmware

BIG-IQ Centralized Management
Server applications / Remote management servers, RDP, SSH

Vendor F5 Networks, Inc.

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Input validation error

EUVDB-ID: #VU62820

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 4.6 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-29479

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 insufficient validation of user-supplied input when an IPv6 self IP address is configured and the ipv6.strictcompliance database key is enabled (disabled by default) on a BIG-IP system. A remote attacker can send specially crafted IPv6 traffic to the system and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

BIG-IP: 11.6.1 - 16.0.1.2

BIG-IQ Centralized Management: 7.0.0 - 8.0.0.1


CPE2.3 External links

http://support.f5.com/csp/article/K64124988

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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