Bug ID 938165: TMM Core after attempted update of IP geolocation database file

Last Modified: Dec 03, 2020

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP AFM(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, 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, 16.0.1

Fixed In:
15.1.2

Opened: Aug 19, 2020
Severity: 2-Critical

Symptoms

TMM crashes while running traffic that uses AFM Firewall policies.

Impact

Traffic disrupted while tmm restarts.

Conditions

-- Update IP geolocation database file to the latest version. -- Configure AFM policies with logging enabled. -- Run traffic which hits the AFM policies and triggers logging.

Workaround

Revert to using the previously working version of the IP-geolocation file. https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K11176#restore

Fix Information

The BIG-IP system now validates the region/country strings returned by the geolocation database for IP addresses used in the traffic.

Behavior Change