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Category:F5 Local Security Checks
Title:F5 BIG-IP - F5 Path MTU Discovery vulnerability CVE-2015-7759
Summary:The remote host is missing a security patch.
The remote host is missing a security patch.

Vulnerability Insight:
A remote attacker may be able to cause the Traffic Management Microkernel (TMM) to restart using maliciously constructed ICMP packets. Virtual servers using a TCP profile configured with Congestion Metrics Cache enabled are affected by this vulnerability. Congestion Metrics Cache is enabled by default for TCP profiles.

Vulnerability Impact:
The BIG-IP system may temporarily fail to process traffic as it recovers from the Traffic Management Microkernel (TMM) restart, and devices configured as a high-availability pair may fail over.

See the referenced vendor advisory for a solution.

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Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-7759
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