Bug ID 944641: HTTP2 send RST_STREAM when exceeding max streams

Last Modified: Oct 22, 2020

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
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

Opened: Sep 14, 2020
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

If the SETTINGS_MAX_CONCURRENT_STREAMS setting is exceeded, BIG-IP sends a GOAWAY frame; however, browsers expect a RST_STREAM and the GOAWAY frame results in a half-rendered web page.

Impact

BIG-IP sends a GOAWAY frame, and the browser shows a half-rendered page.

Conditions

The maximum streams setting is exceeded on a HTTP/2 connection.

Workaround

None.

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change