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Improper Input Validation


Severity High
Score 8.1/10


In F5 BIG-IP LTM, AAM, AFM, Analytics, APM, ASM, DNS, Edge Gateway, GTM, Link Controller, PEM, WebAccelerator and WebSafe software version 13.0.0, 12.0.0 - 12.1.2, 11.6.0 - 11.6.1 and 11.5.0 - 11.5.4, in some circumstances, Traffic Management Microkernel (TMM) does not properly handle certain malformed TLS1.2 records, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial-of-service (DoS) or possible remote command execution on the BIG-IP system.

  • HIGH
  • HIGH
  • NONE
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  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published