#VU66144 Input validation error


Published: 2022-08-05

Vulnerability identifier: #VU66144

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 5.2 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-34844

CWE-ID: CWE-20

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
BIG-IP
Hardware solutions / Firmware
BIG-IQ Centralized Management
Server applications / Remote management servers, RDP, SSH

Vendor: F5 Networks, Inc.

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


CPE

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


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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