Bug ID 464748: A cookie with an empty or incorrect expires field causes a JavaScript failure.

Last Modified: Oct 06, 2020

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
11.4.0, 11.4.1, 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, 11.5.1 HF4

Fixed In:
11.6.0, 11.5.1 HF5, 11.4.1 HF9

Opened: May 29, 2014
Severity: 3-Major
Related AskF5 Article:


Cookie is not set from JavaScript. There is a failed request from browser to /private/fm/volatile.html?F5CH=<something>


The impact of this issue is that some cookies cannot be set from JavaScript.


This issue occurs when the expires part of the cookie string is missing or in an unsupported format.


This issue has no workaround at this time.

Fix Information

In portal access, a cookie with an empty or wrong expires field no longer causes a JavaScript failure.

Behavior Change