Bug ID 472148: Highly fragmented SSL records can result in bad record errors on Nitrox based systems

Last Modified: Oct 06, 2020

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

Known Affected Versions:
10.0.0, 10.0.1, 10.1.0, 10.2.0, 10.2.1, 10.2.2, 10.2.3, 10.2.4, 11.0.0, 11.1.0, 11.2.0, 11.2.1, 11.3.0, 11.4.0, 11.4.1, 11.5.0, 11.5.1, 11.5.1 HF1, 11.5.1 HF10, 11.5.1 HF11, 11.5.1 HF2, 11.5.1 HF3, 11.5.1 HF4, 11.5.1 HF5, 11.5.1 HF6, 11.5.1 HF7, 11.5.1 HF8, 11.5.1 HF9, 11.5.10, 11.6.0, 11.6.0 HF1, 11.6.0 HF2, 11.6.0 HF3, 11.6.0 HF4

Fixed In:
12.0.0, 11.6.0 HF5, 11.5.2, 11.4.1 HF6, 11.2.1 HF15, 10.2.4 HF12

Opened: Jul 17, 2014
Severity: 3-Major
Related AskF5 Article:
K16410

Symptoms

If a highly fragmented SSL record is decrypted by a system with a Cavium Nitrox card, the system will incorrectly respond with a bad SSL record error.

Impact

Lost SSL connections.

Conditions

Highly fragmented SSL records and a system with a Cavium Nitrox card.

Workaround

This issue has no workaround at this time.

Fix Information

The Nitrox driver was updated to properly handle highly fragmented SSL records.

Behavior Change