Bug ID 709334: Memory leak when SSL Forward proxy is used and ssl re-negotiates

Last Modified: Sep 13, 2023

Affected Product(s):
BIG-IP LTM(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
12.1.2, 12.1.3,,,,,, 13.0.1, 13.1.0,,,,,

Fixed In:

Opened: Mar 08, 2018

Severity: 2-Critical


When looking at tmsh show sys memory you will see ssl_compat continue to grow and fails to release memory.


Eventually memory reaper will kick in.


-SSL Forward Proxy In use -SSL Re-negotiations happening


There is no workaround at this time.

Fix Information

ssl_compat now properly releases connections on re-negotiation.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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