Bug ID 544989: distance cli command without access name in OSPF posts a memory allocation error.

Last Modified: Nov 07, 2022

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

Known Affected Versions:
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, 11.6.1 HF2, 11.6.2, 11.6.2 HF1, 11.6.3,,,,, 11.6.4, 11.6.5,,,, 12.0.0, 12.0.0 HF1, 12.0.0 HF2

Fixed In:
12.1.0, 12.0.0 HF3

Opened: Sep 09, 2015

Severity: 3-Major

Related Article: K35125121


OSPF distance command gives error and is not effective in changing Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) behavior.


The distance command does not function correctly and posts a memory allocation error.


throwing a memory allocation error when the distance command is used without an access list name. The access list name is optional parameter in the following command (WORD represents the optional access list name): distance <1-255> A.B.C.D/M (WORD|).



Fix Information

OSPF distance command no longer gives error and works as expected to modify Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) behavior.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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