This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: NoDescription
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 HTTP-Explicit proxy or SOCKS profile when a DNS resolver is enabled. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted input to the application and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
BIG-IP: 15.1.0 - 16.1.2
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.