Denial of service in F5 BIG-IP and BIG-IQ Centralized Management



Published: 2022-08-05
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-34844
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: #VU66144

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-34844

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 the Data Plane Development Kit (DPDK)/Elastic Network Adapter (ENA) driver is used with BIG-IP or BIG-IQ on Amazon Web Services (AWS) systems. 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 - 16.1.3

BIG-IQ Centralized Management: 8.0.0 - 8.2.0


CPE2.3 External links

http://support.f5.com/csp/article/K34511555

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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