Bug ID 1003765: Authorization header signature triggered even when explicitly disabled

Last Modified: Sep 29, 2022

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP ASM(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
15.1.0,,,,,, 15.1.1, 15.1.2,, 15.1.3,, 15.1.4, 16.1.0, 16.1.1, 16.1.2,,, 16.1.3,,

Fixed In:

Opened: Mar 18, 2021
Severity: 4-Minor


Requests with base64 encoded Authorization header with disabled signatures might result in a blocking page even though the specific signature is disabled.


A signature violation is detected, even though the signature is disabled.


Base64 encoded Authorization header is included in the request.



Fix Information

No violation for disabled signatures.

Behavior Change