SOL16342 - GNU C Library (glibc) vulnerability CVE-2012-6656

2015-04-01T00:00:00
ID SOL16342
Type f5
Reporter f5
Modified 2015-07-23T00:00:00

Description

Recommended Action

If the previous table lists a version in the Versions known to be not vulnerable column, you can eliminate this vulnerability by upgrading to the listed version. If the listed version is older than the version you are currently running, or if the table does not list any version in the column, then no upgrade candidate currently exists.

F5 responds to vulnerabilities in accordance with the Severity values published in the previous table. The Severity values and other security vulnerability parameters are defined in SOL4602: Overview of the F5 security vulnerability response policy.

To mitigate this vulnerability, you should permit access to F5 products only over a secure network, and limit login access to trusted users. For additional information, refer to SOL13092 - Overview of securing access to the BIG-IP system.

Supplemental Information

  • SOL9970: Subscribing to email notifications regarding F5 products
  • SOL9957: Creating a custom RSS feed to view new and updated documents