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Cisco Bug: CSCur49549 - ASA: "ipsec-msg" ASP DP-CP counter increases on multi-context ASA 8.4.x

Last Modified

Nov 09, 2016

Products (1)

  • Cisco ASA 5500-X Series Firewalls

Known Affected Releases

8.4(5.4) 8.4(7.23)

Description (partial)

Symptom:
It was found that "ipsec-msg" event counter may increase on the 8.4.x ASA running in the multiple context mode, although VPN is not supported in multiple context mode in 8.4.x versions.

ASA/admin/act# show asp event dp-cp
...
EVENT-TYPE          ALLOC ALLOC-FAIL ENQUEUED ENQ-FAIL  RETIRED 15SEC-RATE
ipsec-msg          733023          0   733023        0   733023          1

Conditions:
This was first found in 8.4.5.4 and also after upgrade in 8.4.7.23. Other versions are likely to be affected as well.
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