Bug ID 903581: The pkcs11d process cannot recover under certain error condition

Last Modified: Oct 23, 2020

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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, 14.1.2.5, 14.1.2.6, 14.1.2.7, 14.1.2.8, 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, 16.0.0, 16.0.0.1

Opened: Apr 23, 2020
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

When the connection between the BIG-IP system and HSM (SafeNet) is interrupted, pkcs11d is unable to recover in some case.

Impact

SSL handshake failure.

Conditions

Connection between the BIG-IP system and the HSM device is interrupted.

Workaround

Restart the pkcs11d process using the following command: restart /sys service pkcs11d

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change