HAProxy known bugs for version v1.6.14 (maintenance branch 1.6)

This version (1.6.14) is a release belonging to maintenance branch 1.6 whose latest version is 1.6.15. If your version is not the last one in the maintenance branch, you are missing fixes for known bugs, and by not updating you are needlessly taking the responsibility for the risk of unexpected service outages and exposing your web site to possible security issues.

The HAProxy development team takes a great care of maintaining stable versions so that all users can apply bug fixes without having to take the risk of upgrading to a new branch. In turn users are expected to apply the fixes when the development team estimates that they were worth being backported to stable branches.

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This branch contains the following releases :

2019-10-251.6.15 ⇐ last
2018-01-021.6.14 ⇐ yours

Known bugs affecting this version, and already fixed in the maintenance branch

These fixes have already been queued for a more recent 1.6 version. Some of them might have already been released in a more recent version than yours, and other ones might still be pending in the maintenance branch for a future release. The list may be empty if you're already on the latest version and no new fix was backported.

Bugs are almost always tagged with a severity (some people forget the severity tag when the bug is minor). The following severities are used :

Total known bugs in this version by category :

97 0 11 34 52

Click on the subjects below to get the full description of the bug :

Merge dateSubject - Severity (minor, medium, major, critical)
2020-02-11BUG/MINOR: dns: allow 63 char in hostname
2020-02-11BUG/MINOR: unix: better catch situations where the unix socket path length is close to the limit
2020-02-04BUG/MINOR: http_act: don't check capture id in backend
2020-02-04BUG/MINOR: stick-table: Use MAX_SESS_STKCTR as the max track ID during parsing
2020-02-04BUG/MINOR: http-rules: Remove buggy deinit functions for HTTP rules
2020-02-04BUG/MINOR: dns: Make dns_query_id_seed unsigned
2020-02-04BUG/MINOR: pattern: handle errors from fgets when trying to load patterns
2020-02-04BUG/MINOR: stream: don't mistake match rules for store-request rules
2020-02-04BUG/MAJOR: hashes: fix the signedness of the hash inputs
2020-02-04BUG/MINOR: sample: fix the closing bracket and LF in the debug converter
2019-12-11BUG/MEDIUM: proto_udp/threads: recv() and send() must not be exclusive.
2019-12-11BUG/MAJOR: dns: add minimalist error processing on the Rx path
2019-12-11BUG/MINOR: listener: also clear the error flag on a paused listener
2019-12-11BUG/MINOR: ssl: fix crt-list neg filter for openssl < 1.1.1
2019-12-11BUG/MEDIUM: stream: Be sure to release allocated captures for TCP streams
2019-12-11BUG/MINOR: config: Update cookie domain warn to RFC6265
2019-10-23BUG/MINOR: stick-table: fix an incorrect 32 to 64 bit key conversion
2019-10-22BUG/MEDIUM: vars: make sure the scope is always valid when accessing vars
2019-10-22BUG/MEDIUM: da: cast the chunk to string.
2019-10-22BUG/MINOR: sample: Make the `field` converter compatible with `-m found`
2019-10-22BUG/MINOR: ssl: abort on sni allocation failure
2019-10-22BUG/MEDIUM: namespace: close open namespaces during soft shutdown
2019-10-22BUG/MEDIUM: lb-chash: Ensure the tree integrity when server weight is increased
2019-10-22BUG/MEDIUM: lb-chash: Fix the realloc() when the number of nodes is increased
2019-10-22BUG/MINOR: lua: Properly initialize the buffer's fields for string samples in hlua_lua2(smp|arg)
2019-10-22BUG/MINOR: lua: Set right direction and flags on new HTTP objects
2019-10-22BUG/MINOR: hlua: Only execute functions of HTTP class if the txn is HTTP ready
2019-10-22BUG/MEDIUM: hlua: Check the calling direction in lua functions of the HTTP class
2019-10-22BUG/MEDIUM: compression: Set Vary: Accept-Encoding for compressed responses
2019-10-22BUG/MINOR: acl: Fix memory leaks when an ACL expression is parsed
2019-10-22BUG/MAJOR: map/acl: real fix segfault during show map/acl on CLI
2019-10-22BUG/MINOR: acl: properly detect pattern type SMP_T_ADDR
2019-10-22BUG/MEDIUM: maps: only try to parse the default value when it's present
2019-10-22BUG/MEDIUM: pattern: assign pattern IDs after checking the config validity
2019-10-22BUG/MEDIUM: tcp-check: unbreak multiple connect rules again
2019-10-22BUG/MAJOR: checks: segfault during tcpcheck_main
2019-10-22BUG/MEDIUM: http: also reject messages where "chunked" is missing from transfer-enoding
2019-10-22BUG/MEDIUM: proto-http: Always start the parsing if there is no outgoing data
2019-10-22BUG/MINOR: http-rules: mention "deny_status" for "deny" in the error message
2019-10-22BUG/MINOR: http: Call stream_inc_be_http_req_ctr() only one time per request
2019-10-22BUG/MINOR: http/counters: fix missing increment of fe->srv_aborts
2019-10-22BUG/MAJOR: stats: Fix how huge POST data are read from the channel
2019-10-22BUG/MEDIUM: 51d: fix possible segfault on deinit_51degrees()
2019-10-22BUG/MAJOR: stream: avoid double free on unique_id
2019-10-22BUG/MINOR: config: make sure to count the error on incorrect track-sc/stick rules
2019-10-22BUG/MAJOR: config: verify that targets of track-sc and stick rules are present
2019-10-22BUG/MEDIUM: stream: Don't forget to free s->unique_id in stream_free().
2019-10-22BUG/MINOR: stream: don't close the front connection when facing a backend error
2019-10-22BUG/MINOR: deinit: tcp_rep.inspect_rules not deinit, add to deinit
2019-10-22BUG/MINOR: check: Wake the check task if the check is finished in wake_srv_chk()
2019-10-22BUG/MINOR: server: don't always trust srv_check_health when loading a server state
2019-10-22BUG/MINOR: stick_table: Prevent conn_cur from underflowing
2019-10-22BUG/MINOR: backend: BE_LB_LKUP_CHTREE is a value, not a bit
2019-10-22BUG/MINOR: backend: balance uri specific options were lost across defaults
2019-10-22BUG/MINOR: backend: don't use url_param_name as a hint for BE_LB_ALGO_PH
2019-10-22BUG/MAJOR: stream-int: Update the stream expiration date in stream_int_notify()
2019-10-22BUG/MEDIUM: sample: Don't treat SMP_T_METH as SMP_T_STR.
2019-10-22BUG/MINOR: config: Copy default error messages when parsing of a backend starts
2019-10-22BUG/MEDIUM: buffers: Make sure we don't wrap in buffer_insert_line2/replace2.
2019-10-22BUG/MINOR: tools: fix set_net_port() / set_host_port() on IPv4
2019-10-22BUG/MEDIUM: hlua: Make sure we drain the output buffer when done.
2019-10-22BUG/MEDIUM: lua: reset lua transaction between http requests
2019-10-22BUG/MEDIUM: queue: prevent a backup server from draining the proxy's connections
2019-10-22BUG/MEDIUM: lua: socket timeouts are not applied
2019-10-22BUG/MINOR: lua: Bad HTTP client request duration.
2019-10-22BUG/MEDIUM: lua: possible CLOSE-WAIT state with '\n' headers
2019-10-22BUG/MAJOR: map: fix a segfault when using http-request set-map
2019-10-22BUG/MINOR: config: stick-table is not supported in defaults section
2019-10-22BUG/MEDIUM: stats: don't ask for more data as long as we're responding
2019-10-22BUG/MEDIUM: stream-int: don't immediately enable reading when the buffer was reportedly full
2019-10-22BUG/MINOR: lua: Segfaults with wrong usage of types.
2019-10-22BUG/MEDIUM: lua/socket: Buffer error, may segfault
2019-10-22BUG/MEDIUM: lua/socket: Sheduling error on write: may dead-lock
2019-10-22BUG/MEDIUM: lua/socket: Notification error
2019-10-22BUG/MAJOR: lua: Dead lock with sockets
2019-10-22BUG/MEDIUM: lua/socket: wrong scheduling for sockets
2019-10-22BUG/MEDIUM: lua/socket: Length required read doesn't work
2019-10-22BUG/MINOR: ssl/lua: prevent lua from affecting automatic maxconn computation
2019-10-22BUG/MINOR: lua: Socket.send threw runtime error: 'close' needs 1 arguments.
2019-10-22BUG/MINOR: map: correctly track reference to the last ref_elt being dumped
2019-10-22BUG/MINOR: checks: Fix check->health computation for flapping servers
2019-10-22BUG/MINOR: config: disable http-reuse on TCP proxies
2019-10-22BUG/MAJOR: channel: Fix crash when trying to read from a closed socket
2019-10-22BUILD/BUG: enable -fno-strict-overflow by default
2019-10-22BUG/MINOR: http: Return an error in proxy mode when url2sa fails
2019-10-22BUG/MINOR: lua funtion hlua_socket_settimeout don't check negative values
2019-10-22BUG/MINOR: lua: the function returns anything
2019-10-22BUG/MEDIUM: tcp-check: single connect rule can't detect DOWN servers
2019-10-22BUG/MINOR: lua: return bad error messages
2019-10-22BUG/MINOR: force-persist and ignore-persist only apply to backends
2019-10-22BUG/MEDIUM: buffer: Fix the wrapping case in bo_putblk
2019-10-22BUG/MINOR: config: don't emit a warning when global stats is incompletely configured
2019-10-22BUG/MEDIUM: standard: Fix memory leak in str2ip2()
2019-10-22BUG/MINOR: sample: Fix output type of c_ipv62ip
2019-10-22BUG/MINOR: poll: too large size allocation for FD events
2019-10-22BUG/MEDIUM: stream: properly handle client aborts during redispatch
2019-10-22BUG/MINOR: lua: Fix return value of Socket.settimeout
2019-10-22BUG/MINOR: lua: Fix default value for pattern in Socket.receive

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