Bug ID 459255: Explicit File Type length is limited to 8 characters.

Last Modified: Apr 10, 2019

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
11.5.0, 11.5.1, 11.5.1 HF1, 11.5.1 HF10, 11.5.1 HF11, 11.5.1 HF2, 11.5.1 HF3

Fixed In:
11.6.0, 11.5.1 HF4

Opened: Apr 27, 2014
Severity: 3-Major
Related AskF5 Article:
K79537115

Symptoms

The Explicit File Type length is limited to 8 characters.

Impact

blocking violations on legal traffic.

Conditions

Explicit File Type configuration. Illegal file type length violation is set to blocking.

Workaround

Turn off the illegal file type checks.

Fix Information

This release increases the limit of the Explicit File Type Name length from 8 characters to 255 characters.

Behavior Change