Bug ID 467462: An ASM re-configuration of a policy can rarely cause a crash

Last Modified: Jun 30, 2019

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Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP ASM(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
11.2.0, 11.2.1, 11.6.0, 11.6.0 HF1, 11.6.0 HF2, 11.6.0 HF3, 11.6.0 HF4, 11.6.0 HF5, 11.6.0 HF6, 11.6.0 HF7, 11.6.0 HF8, 11.6.1, 11.6.1 HF1

Fixed In:
12.0.0, 11.6.1 HF2

Opened: Jun 16, 2014
Severity: 3-Major
Related AskF5 Article:
K94414232

Symptoms

An extensive configuration change with ASM (reconfiguration) while the system is passing traffic might cause a bd crash in a very rare scenario.

Impact

The bd process crashes, causing a traffic outage until it is restarted.

Conditions

When there is traffic load, and the ASM administrator reconfigures an ASM policy.

Workaround

Refrain from extensive configuration changes when the system is under load.

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change