Bug ID 686906: Fragmented IPv6 packets not handled correctly on Virtual Edition

Last Modified: Nov 07, 2022

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
13.0.0, 13.0.0 HF1, 13.0.0 HF2, 13.0.0 HF3, 13.0.1, 13.1.0,,,,,,,

Fixed In:

Opened: Oct 03, 2017
Severity: 3-Major
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Use of IP fragmentation with IPv6 packets might not be handled correctly by BIG-IP Virtual Edition (VE) platforms. The initial fragmented are received, but subsequent fragments are discarded.


Traffic which depends upon fragmented IPv6 packets will not be successfully processed.


VE with IPv6 packets and IP fragmentation.


There is no workaround at this time.

Fix Information

These fragments are now handled correctly in the same manner as IPv4.

Behavior Change