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Cisco Bug: CSCvs05066 - Snort file mempool corruption leads to performance degradation and process failure.

Last Modified

Oct 07, 2020

Products (1)

  • Cisco Firepower Management Center

Known Affected Releases

2.9.14.0 2.9.15 2.9.16 2.9.17 2.9.18

Description (partial)

Symptom:
Errors in syslog:
In some cases the following logs will be produced.
"file_mempool.c(222) safe_mempool_alloc(): Allocation errors!"

Eventually the process crashes:
Oct 13 23:19:54 SF-IMS[6262]: [6262] pm:process [WARN] Process 5e325c26-3edd-11e8-a97b-f180605bc1fd-d01 (32243) exited unexpectedly: 139 (0x0000008B)

Performance degradation:
Core file produced.:

Conditions:
File policy enabled.
SMB traffic.
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