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Resource Management Errors


Severity High
Score 7.8/10


Memory leak in the virtual server component in F5 Big-IP LTM, AAM, AFM, Analytics, APM, ASM, GTM, Link Controller, and PEM 11.5.x before 11.5.1 HF10, 11.5.3 before HF1, and 11.6.0 before HF5, BIG-IQ Cloud, Device, and Security 4.4.0 through 4.5.0, and BIG-IQ ADC 4.5.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a large number of crafted ICMP packets.

  • LOW
  • NONE
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CWE-399 - Resource Management Errors

Resource management errors is not a weakness in and of itself, rather it is a category of weaknesses related to improper management of system resources. If not addressed, the weaknesses in this category can lead to unexpected software behavior, loss of access, file modification, sensitive information disclosure, system crash, denial of service, and code execution.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published