Bug ID 616161: BD process crash and restarts

Last Modified: Nov 07, 2022

Affected Product(s):
BIG-IP ASM, AVR(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
12.1.0, 12.1.0 HF1, 12.1.0 HF2, 12.1.1, 12.1.1 HF1, 12.1.1 HF2, 12.1.2, 12.1.2 HF1, 12.1.2 HF2, 12.1.3,,,,,,,

Fixed In:
13.0.0, 12.1.4

Opened: Sep 14, 2016

Severity: 2-Critical


bd restarts and generates a core file. bd.log contains messages similar to the following: -- BD_MISC|ERR ... BD shrinking...,going down - BD will be right back. -- BD_MISC|CRIT ... Received SIGSEGV - Core Dumping.


bd restarts, causing a halt to traffic for few seconds.


The virtual server has a Security Policy and there is a heavy load of traffic. Note: This is a rare race condition case that might occur occasionally when the system is under heavy stress.



Fix Information

Race condition has been fixed.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

K10134038: F5 Bug Tracker Filter Names and Tips