In F5 BIG-IP LTM, AAM, AFM, Analytics, APM, ASM, DNS, GTM, Link Controller, PEM and WebSafe software version 13.0.0 and 12.1.0 - 12.1.2, malicious requests made to virtual servers with an HTTP profile can cause the TMM to restart. The issue is exposed with BIG-IP APM profiles, regardless of settings. The issue is also exposed with the non-default "normalize URI" configuration options used in iRules and/or BIG-IP LTM policies.
Published 2017-12-21 17:29:01
Updated 2018-01-05 15:33:30
Source F5 Networks
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Input validation

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2017-6138

0.08%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 33 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2017-6138

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
10.0
2.9
NIST
7.5
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
3.9
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2017-6138

  • 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.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2017-6138

Products affected by CVE-2017-6138

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