F5 Products Multiple Vulnerabilities

Multiple vulnerabilities were identified in F5 Products. A remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to trigger denial of service condition on the targeted system.



No patch is currently available for CVE-2022-43680 of some of the affected products.

No patch is currently available for CVE-2023-38709 of the affected products.


RISK: High Risk

TYPE: Operating Systems – Networks OS

TYPE: Networks OS


  • Denial of Service

System / Technologies affected

BIG-IP (all modules)

  • 15.1.0 – 15.1.10
  • 16.1.0 – 16.1.4
  • 17.1.0 – 17.1.1


BIG-IP (Advanced WAF/ASM)

  • 15.1.0 – 15.1.10
  • 16.1.0 – 16.1.4
  • 17.1.0 – 17.1.1


BIG-IQ Centralized Management

  • 8.1.0 – 8.3.0


Traffix SDC

  • 5.1.0
  • 5.2.0



  • 1.5.1 – 1.5.2
  • 1.7.0



  • 1.6.0 – 1.6.2



Before installation of the software, please visit the vendor web-site for more details.


Apply fixes issued by the vendor:


Apply workarounds issued by the vendor:



Reduce the vulnerability of attacks of CVE-2022-43680 by following workaround:


  • Do not write any custom scripts or tools using Expat. 


  • Restrict access to the known, good source IP addresses, and allow access to only trusted users.


Reduce the vulnerability of attacks of CVE-2023-38709 by following workaround:


  • Block Configuration utility access through self IP addresses and the management interface .


  • Permit management access to F5OS only over a secure network and restrict access to only trusted users. 


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