Bug ID 1017909: Cannot use the GUI to view details on certificates with names containing asterisk, backslash, or square braces

Last Modified: Jan 20, 2023

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
15.1.0, 15.1.0.1, 15.1.0.2, 15.1.0.3, 15.1.0.4, 15.1.0.5, 15.1.1, 15.1.2, 15.1.2.1, 15.1.3, 15.1.3.1, 15.1.4, 15.1.4.1, 15.1.5, 15.1.5.1, 15.1.6, 15.1.6.1, 15.1.7, 15.1.8, 15.1.8.1, 16.0.0, 16.0.0.1, 16.0.1, 16.0.1.1, 16.0.1.2, 16.1.0, 16.1.1, 16.1.2, 16.1.2.1, 16.1.2.2, 16.1.3, 16.1.3.1, 16.1.3.2, 16.1.3.3, 17.0.0, 17.0.0.1, 17.0.0.2

Opened: May 12, 2021
Severity: 4-Minor

Symptoms

While trying to create a certificate that includes an asterisk (*), a backslash (\), or [](open and close square braces) in the name, the certificate details display as 'No certificate'.

Impact

No details on the certificate.

Conditions

-- In the GUI, Navigate to System :: Certificate Management : Traffic Certificate Management : SSL Certificate List :: New SSL Certificate -- Use a certificate name and common name, such as: *.my.example.com.crt -- After the certificate is created, click on it in the GUI

Workaround

Use tmsh to gather certificate details. Note: * or \ or [] should not be used in certificate names.

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change