SOL02201365 - SLOTH: TLS 1.2 handshake vulnerability CVE-2015-7575

ID SOL02201365
Type f5
Reporter f5
Modified 2016-06-01T00:00:00


Vulnerability Recommended Actions

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Mitigating this vulnerability

Data plane

ECV monitors: Limit traffic between the BIG-IP system and pool members, to trusted traffic.

Control plane

Apache: Limit network access to the management interface, to a secure, management-only network.

Authentication services: Limit user authentication services to use only the BIG-IP control plane.

big3d: Limit connections to port 4353, to trusted hosts. For more information, refer to SOL13309: Restricting access to the Configuration utility by source IP address (11.x - 12.x).

CMI: Ensure that the IP address used for ConfigSync is on a trusted network. In addition, ensure that your ConfigSync self IP address is not configured with a Port Lockdown setting of Allow All (allow-service all).

Supplemental Information

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  • SOL4918: Overview of the F5 critical issue hotfix policy