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
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Hardware solutions / Firmware

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

Vendor F5 Networks

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Input validation error

EUVDB-ID: #VU62820

Risk: Medium


CVE-ID: CVE-2022-29479


Exploit availability:


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.


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Vulnerable software versions

BIG-IP: 11.6.1 -

BIG-IQ Centralized Management: 7.0.0 -

Fixed software versions

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

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