ASA Unexpected Crash – DATAPATH Traceback CSCvb30445

If you are getting unexpected crashes/reloads on your ASA and you are leveraging Policy Based Routing (PBR) you may hit Cisco BugĀ CSCvb30445.

My hardware was impacted running 9.4(4)5 image.

In order to confirm you hit that particular bug you’ll need to submit your crashlog that is located under your directory:

asa/pri/stby# dir

Directory of disk0:/

12 drwx 4096 08:25:12 Dec 28 2016 log
24 drwx 4096 08:25:26 Dec 28 2016 crypto_archive
57 -rwx 0 08:25:28 Dec 28 2016 nat_ident_migrate
25 drwx 4096 08:25:28 Dec 28 2016 coredumpinfo
58 -rwx 34523136 08:26:52 Dec 28 2016 asa861-2-smp-k8.bin
59 -rwx 17851400 08:27:56 Dec 28 2016 asdm-66114.bin
60 -rwx 37251072 10:07:12 Jan 31 2017 asa902-smp-k8.bin
61 -rwx 73285632 10:18:14 Jan 31 2017 asa943-12-smp-k8.bin
65 -rwx 73635840 21:09:14 Aug 31 2017 asa944-5-smp-k8.bin
66 -rwx 66852864 11:40:34 Aug 10 2018 asa944-20-smp-k8.bin
67 -rwx 550120 10:45:20 Aug 14 2018 crash.txt

8232296448 bytes total (7927439360 bytes free)

Once the bug is confirmed the pernament fix will be to upgrade your box to fixed release.

Known Fixed Releases:
(15)
100.15(0.137)
98.1(10.1)
98.1(2.2)
98.1(1.2)
97.1(12.7)
97.1(6.31)
97.1(0.57)
96.2(0.95)
9.8(0.99)
9.7(1)
9.7(0.99)
9.6(3)
9.6(2.99)
9.6(2.2)
9.5(3.2)
Although, I’ve confirmed you can use anything above 9.5(3.2) or any suggested Interim releases(recommended).
Regards,
Bart

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