Bug ID 879409: TMM core with mirroring traffic due to unexpected interface name length

Last Modified: Nov 07, 2022

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
14.1.0,,,,,, 14.1.2,,,,,,,,, 14.1.3, 15.1.0,,,,,

Fixed In:
16.0.0, 15.1.1,

Opened: Feb 10, 2020
Severity: 2-Critical


TMM cores.


Processing of invalid length can cause memory corruption. The tmm process generates a core. Traffic disrupted while tmm restarts.


-- Platform: B4400 Blade (BIG-IP VPR-B4450N). -- High availability (HA) mirroring is set up. -- Provisioned modules: LTM, AFM. -- HA mirroring messages are received with unexpected interface name length.



Fix Information

The system now validates the length of the interface name before processing the HA message at the receiver side and ignores the HA message if the interface name length is wrong.

Behavior Change