Bug ID 528787: PEM: RAR after session being deleted from Radius/TMSH when connection down will return RAA with success code.

Last Modified: Sep 13, 2023

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

Known Affected Versions:
11.5.1 HF1, 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, 11.5.1 HF10, 11.5.1 HF11, 11.5.2 HF1, 11.5.3 HF1, 11.5.3 HF2, 11.5.4 HF1, 11.5.4 HF2, 11.5.4 HF3, 11.5.4 HF4, 12.0.0, 12.0.0 HF1, 12.1.0 HF1, 12.0.0 HF2, 12.1.0 HF2, 12.0.0 HF3, 12.0.0 HF4, 12.1.1 HF1, 12.1.1 HF2, 12.1.2 HF1, 12.1.2 HF2

Fixed In:
12.1.0, 11.6.0 HF6

Opened: Jun 18, 2015

Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

PEM responds with RAA with DIAMETER_SUCCESS code even though session has been deleted.

Impact

PCRF might be misled as it thinks session exists.

Conditions

Diameter virtual is down, then RADIUS sessions are deleted via tmsh, then the Diameter virtual is brought back up

Workaround

Make sure PCRF sends RAR with at least 1 policy and the PEM will responds with RAA with unable to comply

Fix Information

PEM will send RAA with UNABLE_TO_COMPLY code if session is marked for deleted.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

K10134038: F5 Bug Tracker Filter Names and Tips