Bug ID 793017: Files left behind by failed Attack Signature updates are not cleaned

Last Modified: Feb 28, 2020

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
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, 14.1.2.1, 14.1.2.2, 15.0.0, 15.0.1, 15.0.1.1, 15.0.1.2, 15.1.0

Fixed In:
14.1.2.3

Opened: Jun 13, 2019
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

If an Attack Signature update encounters an error during installation, files that are meant to be temporary are left behind on disk and a not subject to a periodic cleanup. This can eventually lead to disk space issues.

Impact

This can eventually lead to disk space issues.

Conditions

Attack Signature update encounters an error during installation.

Workaround

Old sigfile.tmp.* directories under /var/ts/var/tmp can be safely removed.

Fix Information

These directories are now included in the periodic file cleanup task.

Behavior Change