Bug ID 1017645: False positive HTTP compliance violation

Last Modified: Jun 22, 2024

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

Known Affected Versions:
16.0.1.1, 16.0.1, 16.0.0, 15.1.3, 15.1.2, 14.1.4.2

Fixed In:
16.1.0, 16.0.1.2, 15.1.4, 14.1.4.3, 13.1.4.1

Opened: May 11, 2021

Severity: 2-Critical

Symptoms

False-positive HTTP compliance violation.

Impact

False-positive traffic blocking.

Conditions

Authorization header with bearer token and/or some other authorization headers types.

Workaround

Turn on an internal parameter by entering the following command from the BIG-IP CLI: /usr/share/ts/bin/add_del_internal add ignore_authorization_header_decode_failure 1 Then restart ASM for this to take effect: bigstart restart asm

Fix Information

The RFC compliance violation is no longer issued for unknown types of authorization headers.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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