Bug ID 868381: MRF DIAMETER: Retransmission queue unable to delete stale entries

Last Modified: Nov 07, 2022

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

Known Affected Versions:
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, 15.0.0, 15.0.1, 15.0.1.1, 15.0.1.2, 15.0.1.3, 15.1.0, 15.1.0.1, 15.1.0.2, 15.1.0.3, 15.1.0.4

Fixed In:
16.0.0, 15.1.0.5, 15.0.1.4, 14.1.2.5

Opened: Jan 10, 2020
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

DIAMETER messages queued for retransmission that do not receive answer responses may be missed by the sweeper logic and not be deleted until the connection closes.

Impact

The memory used to hold the copy of the message in the retransmission queue is leaked.

Conditions

-- A DIAMETER message is queued for retransmission without a timeout to tigger retransmission. -- No answer response is received.

Workaround

None.

Fix Information

The retransmission queue has been fixes so all stale messages are deleted as expected.

Behavior Change