Bug ID 609095: mcpd memory grows when updating firewall rules

Last Modified: Nov 07, 2022

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
12.0.0, 12.0.0 HF1, 12.0.0 HF2, 12.0.0 HF3, 12.0.0 HF4, 12.1.0, 12.1.0 HF1, 12.1.0 HF2, 12.1.1, 12.1.1 HF1, 12.1.1 HF2

Fixed In:
13.0.0, 12.1.2

Opened: Aug 04, 2016
Severity: 2-Critical

Symptoms

While updating firewall rules such as adding/deleting a blacklist, mcpd memory grows by a small amount with each update.

Impact

mcpd memory grows unbounded; over a significant amount of time with many changes and no restarts, mcpd can run out of memory and oom killer can trigger a failover.

Conditions

This can occur when making changes to firewall policies.

Workaround

None

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change