Bug ID 719300: ICMP unreachable packets are transmitted via BIG-IP systems with the BIG-IP system's MAC address as the source MAC address

Last Modified: Dec 06, 2019

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

Known Affected Versions:
13.1.0, 13.1.0.1, 13.1.0.2, 13.1.0.3, 13.1.0.4, 13.1.0.5, 13.1.0.6, 13.1.0.7, 13.1.0.8, 13.1.1, 13.1.1.1, 13.1.1.2, 13.1.1.3, 13.1.1.4, 13.1.1.5, 13.1.3, 13.1.3.1, 13.1.3.2, 14.0.0, 14.0.0.1, 14.0.0.2, 14.0.0.3, 14.0.0.4, 14.0.0.5, 14.0.1, 14.0.1.1, 14.1.0, 14.1.0.1, 14.1.0.2, 14.1.0.3, 14.1.0.4, 14.1.0.5, 14.1.0.6, 14.1.2

Fixed In:
15.0.0, 14.1.2.1

Opened: May 09, 2018
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

ICMP unreachable packets sent by a server may be received by a client with the BIG-IP system's MAC address as the source MAC address.

Impact

May impact services on the client that rely on source MAC address of incoming packets.

Conditions

BIG-IP deployed in an L2 transparent mode using VLAN groups.

Workaround

None.

Fix Information

ICMP packets are now sent via the BIG-IP system in an L2 transparent mode.

Behavior Change