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

Last Modified: May 29, 2024

Affected Product(s):
BIG-IP ASM(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
14.1.4,,,,,,, 14.1.5,,,,,, 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,,,,,, 17.0.0,,

Fixed In:
17.1.0, 16.1.4,

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

Guides & references

K10134038: F5 Bug Tracker Filter Names and Tips