Bug ID 752077: Kerberos replay cache leaks file descriptors

Last Modified: Jan 27, 2023

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP APM(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, 13.1.1.2, 13.1.1.3, 13.1.1.4, 13.1.1.5, 13.1.3, 13.1.3.1, 13.1.3.2, 13.1.3.3, 13.1.3.4, 13.1.3.5, 13.1.3.6, 13.1.4, 13.1.4.1, 13.1.5, 13.1.5.1, 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, 14.1.0.5, 14.1.0.6, 14.1.2, 14.1.2.1, 14.1.2.2, 14.1.2.3, 14.1.2.4, 14.1.2.5, 14.1.2.6, 14.1.2.7, 14.1.2.8, 14.1.3, 14.1.3.1, 14.1.4, 14.1.4.1, 14.1.4.2, 14.1.4.3, 14.1.4.4, 14.1.4.5, 14.1.4.6, 14.1.5, 14.1.5.1, 14.1.5.2, 14.1.5.3, 15.0.0, 15.0.1, 15.0.1.1, 15.0.1.2, 15.0.1.3, 15.0.1.4, 15.1.0, 15.1.0.1, 15.1.0.2, 15.1.0.3, 15.1.0.4, 15.1.0.5, 15.1.1, 15.1.2, 15.1.2.1, 15.1.3, 15.1.3.1, 15.1.4, 15.1.4.1, 15.1.5, 15.1.5.1, 15.1.6, 15.1.6.1, 15.1.7, 15.1.8, 15.1.8.1, 16.0.0, 16.0.0.1, 16.0.1, 16.0.1.1, 16.0.1.2, 16.1.0, 16.1.1, 16.1.2, 16.1.2.1, 16.1.2.2, 16.1.3, 16.1.3.1, 16.1.3.2, 16.1.3.3

Fixed In:
17.0.0

Opened: Dec 05, 2018
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

APMD reports 'too many open files' error when reading HTTP requests: -- err apmd[15293]: 01490000:3: HTTPParser.cpp func: "readFromSocket()" line: 113 Msg: epoll_create() failed [Too many open files]. -- err apmd[15293]: 01490000:3: ApmD.cpp func: "process_apd_request()" line: 1801 Msg: Error 3 reading/parsing response from socket 1498. strerror: Too many open files, queue size 0, time since accept There are file descriptor dumps in /var/log/apm showing many deleted files with name krb5_RCXXXXXX: -- err apmd[15293]: 01490264:3: 1492 (/shared/tmp/krb5_RCx8EN5y (deleted)) : cloexec, Fflags[0x8002], read-write -- err apmd[15293]: 01490264:3: 1493 (/shared/tmp/krb5_RCnHclFz (deleted)) : cloexec, Fflags[0x8002], read-write -- err apmd[15293]: 01490264:3: 1494 (/shared/tmp/krb5_RCKGW8ia (deleted)) : cloexec, Fflags[0x8002], read-write

Impact

APM end users experience intermittent log on issues.

Conditions

This failure may happen if the access policy uses Kerberos authentication, Active Directory authentication, or Active Directory query. The conditions under which the Kerberos replay cache leaks is unknown.

Workaround

None.

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change