Bug ID 1189865: "Cookie not RFC-compliant" violation missing the "Description" in the event logs

Last Modified: May 08, 2024

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

Known Affected Versions:
14.1.0, 14.1.0.1, 14.1.0.2, 14.1.0.3, 14.1.0.5, 14.1.0.6, 14.1.2, 14.1.2.1, 14.1.2.2, 14.1.2.3, 14.1.2.4, 14.1.2.5, 14.1.2.6, 14.1.2.7, 14.1.2.8, 14.1.3, 14.1.3.1, 14.1.4, 14.1.4.1, 14.1.4.2, 14.1.4.3, 14.1.4.4, 14.1.4.5, 14.1.4.6, 14.1.5, 14.1.5.1, 14.1.5.2, 14.1.5.3, 14.1.5.4, 14.1.5.6, 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, 15.1.8.2, 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, 16.1.3.4, 16.1.3.5, 17.0.0, 17.0.0.1, 17.0.0.2

Fixed In:
17.1.1, 16.1.4, 15.1.9

Opened: Nov 15, 2022

Severity: 4-Minor

Symptoms

When a request is blocked due to "Cookie not RFC-compliant' violation, the description field in the request log details is shown as "N/A" instead of having the description (for example "Invalid equal sign preceding cookie name" or "Invalid space in cookie name").

Impact

The description is empty it is not possible to determine what is the problem with the request.

Conditions

-- The violation is blocked due to "Cookie not RFC-compliant" violation -- Looking at the request log details.

Workaround

None

Fix Information

After the fix, the description is shown in the request log details in the description field

Behavior Change

Guides & references

K10134038: F5 Bug Tracker Filter Names and Tips