Bug ID 624231: No flow control when using content-insertion with compression

Last Modified: Nov 07, 2022

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP PEM(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, 12.1.2, 12.1.2 HF1, 12.1.2 HF2, 12.1.3, 12.1.3.1, 13.0.0, 13.0.0 HF1, 13.0.0 HF2, 13.0.0 HF3, 13.0.1, 13.1.0, 13.1.0.1, 13.1.0.2, 13.1.0.3

Fixed In:
14.0.0, 13.1.0.4, 12.1.3.2

Opened: Oct 21, 2016
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

Packets can get queued in PEM and cause performance impact. It could cause memory corruptions in some cases

Impact

Performance impact to flows and possible system crash.

Conditions

This issue can happen when system there is are a lot of connections with compression enabled, hardware offload is not enabled, and content insertion is enabled

Workaround

Enable hardware offload and use the pem throttle feature for content insertion

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change