Bug ID 481647: OSPF daemon asserts and generates core

Last Modified: Apr 10, 2019

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
11.3.0, 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, 11.6.0, 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

Fixed In:
12.0.0, 11.6.1 HF1, 11.5.2

Opened: Sep 29, 2014
Severity: 3-Major
Related AskF5 Article:
K16682

Symptoms

The OSPF daemon might assert if receiving a Link Status (LS) Update header with a length greater than 255 bytes.

Impact

OSPF daemon asserts and generates a core, which might cause a service outage.

Conditions

This occurs when the LSA header length is greater than 255 bytes in length.

Workaround

None.

Fix Information

OSPF daemon no longer asserts when receiving a Link Status (LS) Update Packet with an LSA header whose length is greater than 255 bytes.

Behavior Change