Bug ID 950005: TCP connection is not closed when necessary after HTTP::respond iRule

Last Modified: Jan 06, 2023

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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, 15.1.2, 15.1.2.1, 15.1.3, 15.1.3.1, 15.1.4, 15.1.4.1, 15.1.5, 15.1.5.1, 15.1.6, 15.1.6.1, 15.1.7, 15.1.8, 15.1.8.1, 16.0.0, 16.0.0.1, 16.0.1, 16.0.1.1, 16.0.1.2

Fixed In:
16.1.0

Opened: Sep 30, 2020
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

HTTP does not close the TCP connection on the client if response is sent via HTTP::respond.

Impact

TCP connection lives longer than needed.

Conditions

- TCP profile is used. - HTTP profile is used. - HTTP::respond iRule is used (via HTTP_RESPONSE_RELEASE). - HTTP sends "Connection: close" header.

Workaround

None

Fix Information

The TCP connection is now closed after sending "Connection: close".

Behavior Change