CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)


Published Feb 14, 2024
CWE ID 770


CVE-2024-21771 is a cyber vulnerability that affects the BIG-IP AFM IPS engine. It can result in excessive time spent matching traffic against signatures, causing the Traffic Management Microkernel (TMM) to restart and disrupt traffic. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of HIGH, with a base score of 7.5 out of 10. It does not require any privileges or user interaction to exploit and has a low attack complexity. The potential danger it poses to an organization is high availability impact. To remediate this vulnerability, organizations should apply the necessary patches or updates provided by F5 Networks, the vendor of BIG-IP AFM IPS.


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