K01054113: BIG-IP AWS vulnerability CVE-2020-5862
Security Advisory Description
Under certain conditions, while sending traffic, the Traffic Management Microkernel (TMM) may produce a core file or stop processing new traffic with the Data Plane Development Kit (DPDK)/Elastic Network Adapter (ENA) driver on Amazon Web Services (AWS) systems. (CVE-2020-5862)
A remote attacker may be able to cause TMM to stop processing new traffic and effect a remote denial of service (DoS).
This issue does not affect any other hardware, virtual platforms, or cloud provider, as the affected driver is specific to AWS.
Security Advisory Status
F5 Product Development has assigned ID 846157 (BIG-IP) to this vulnerability.
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Security Advisory Recommended Actions
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