Bug ID 437227: Memory leak in "rewrite" daemon

Last Modified: Oct 16, 2023

Affected Product(s):
BIG-IP APM(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
11.3.0, 11.4.0, 11.4.1

Fixed In:
11.5.0, 11.4.1 HF2, 11.4.0 HF6, 11.3.0 HF9

Opened: Nov 08, 2013

Severity: 2-Critical


"rewrite" daemon may take a lot of memory under heavy loading.


If BIG-IP is heavily loaded for a long time, "rewrite" daemon may take all available memory and lead to system crash.


This may be seen in the daemon called rewrite, during heavy APM rewrite load.



Fix Information

Memory leak has been fixed in the rewrite daemon.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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