Bug ID 472062: Unmangled requests when form.submit with arguments is called in the page

Last Modified: Oct 06, 2020

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
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, 11.5.1 HF5, 11.5.1 HF6, 11.5.1 HF7, 11.5.1 HF8, 11.5.1 HF9, 11.5.10, 11.5.2, 11.5.2 HF1, 11.5.3, 11.5.3 HF1, 11.6.0, 11.6.0 HF1, 11.6.0 HF2, 11.6.0 HF3, 11.6.0 HF4, 11.6.0 HF5

Fixed In:
12.0.0, 11.6.0 HF6, 11.5.3 HF2

Opened: Jul 16, 2014
Severity: 3-Major
Related AskF5 Article:


Expressions such as form.submit(something) are not being rewritten by Portal Access. This may cause direct URL or unmangled paths in a request. Such requests fail, and the application could stop working.


Web applications might send unmangled requests and stop working.


The form.submit() expressions not properly rewritten.


An iRule workaround is possible, but it will be unique for each web application.

Fix Information

Calls of form.submit with arguments are now correctly handled by Portal Access.

Behavior Change