Bug ID 710277: IKEv2 further child_sa validity checks

Last Modified: Oct 06, 2020

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP TMOS(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,,,,,,,, 12.1.4,, 13.0.0, 13.0.0 HF1, 13.0.0 HF2, 13.0.0 HF3, 13.0.1, 13.1.0,,,,,,,,, 13.1.1,,, 14.0.0,,,,

Fixed In:
14.1.0,,, 12.1.5

Opened: Mar 15, 2018
Severity: 2-Critical


A tmm restart can occur when a child_sa is rekeyed at expiration time, provided a race condition occurs.


Restart of tmm and outage of IPsec tunnels until renegotiated.


Encountering the issue in which rekeying a child_sa might core when race conditions allowed that child_sa to be destroyed while in use.



Fix Information

The validity of a child_sa and its traffic selector are checked now before use, to prevent failure when freed objects are accidentally used.

Behavior Change