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Cisco Bug: CSCsy77167 - auto purge (sigEdit/sigUpdate) does not return ununsed memory

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Feb 22, 2014

Products (1)

  • Cisco IPS 4200 Series Sensors

Known Affected Releases

6.0(5) 6.1(2) 6.2(1) 7.0(0)B100

Description (partial)

Symptom:

SensorApp (AnalysisEngine) may exit prematurely when applying a signature update package.
The failure may result in a core.txt file and/or inability to connect to AnalysisEngine via CLI, IDM, or other UI tools.

Conditions:

Certain traffic conditions can stimulate memory fragmentation, which results in the inability for AnalysisEngine to apply the signature update, and could result in failure.
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