Bug ID 694897: Unsupported Copper SFP can trigger a crash on i4x00 platforms.

Last Modified: May 14, 2019

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Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP All(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, 12.1.3.1, 12.1.3.2, 12.1.3.3, 12.1.3.4, 12.1.3.5, 12.1.3.6, 12.1.3.7, 12.1.4, 12.1.4.1, 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, 13.1.0.4, 13.1.0.5

Fixed In:
14.0.0, 13.1.0.6

Opened: Nov 16, 2017
Severity: 1-Blocking

Symptoms

PFMAND can crash when an unsupported Proline Copper SFP is inserted in the 1G interfaces.

Impact

PFMAND cores.

Conditions

-- Using Proline CuSFP, Part number FCLF8521P2BTLTAA. -- Inserted into 1 GB interfaces. -- On i4x00 platforms.

Workaround

Use only F5 branded Copper SFPs

Fix Information

This release updates SFP string parsing in PFMAND to account for NULL terminated vendor information.

Behavior Change