Bug ID 424842: Adding Peer to Device Trust list fails if certificate contains ampersand

Last Modified: Nov 22, 2021

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
11.4.0

Fixed In:
11.5.0

Opened: Jul 09, 2013
Severity: 3-Major
Related Article:
K14603

Symptoms

When adding a Peer to the Device Trust, the operation will fail if the Peer's certificate contains the ampersand ( & } character in any of its fields (for example Division: 'Dogs & Cats).

Impact

Certificates containing the ampersand character in one of its fields cannot be loaded.

Conditions

Certificate contains the ampersand character in one of its fields.

Workaround

You can workaround this by editing the certificate fields and removing any ampersand characters.

Fix Information

UI escapes the ampersand sign in the certificate fields to prevent improper interpretation of symbol.

Behavior Change