Bug ID 475485: Deflating for href and other Link components need to be fixed for case when href attribute is absent in the tag

Last Modified: Jun 30, 2019

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
10.1.0, 10.2.0, 10.2.1, 10.2.2, 10.2.3, 10.2.4, 11.0.0, 11.1.0, 11.2.0, 11.2.1, 11.3.0, 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, 11.5.1 HF5, 11.5.1 HF6, 11.5.1 HF7, 11.5.1 HF8, 11.5.1 HF9, 11.5.2, 11.5.2 HF1, 11.5.3, 11.5.3 HF1, 11.5.3 HF2, 11.5.4, 11.5.4 HF1, 11.5.4 HF2, 11.5.4 HF3, 11.5.4 HF4, 11.5.5, 11.5.6, 11.5.7, 11.5.8, 11.5.9, 11.6.0, 11.6.0 HF1, 11.6.0 HF2, 11.6.0 HF3, 11.6.0 HF4, 11.6.0 HF5, 11.6.0 HF6, 11.6.0 HF7, 11.6.0 HF8, 11.6.1, 11.6.1 HF1, 11.6.1 HF2, 11.6.2, 11.6.2 HF1, 11.6.3, 11.6.3.1, 11.6.3.2, 11.6.3.3, 11.6.3.4, 11.6.4

Fixed In:
12.0.0

Opened: Aug 13, 2014
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

End users report that portions of the web application are not working correctly when using a portal application configured to use rewrite. When web-application access for href and other Link components for case when href attribute is missing in the tag, it gets a non-empty value. Web-application logic can be confused by this value.

Impact

Web-application malfunction is possible. End users may be unable to use certain parts of the application.

Conditions

This can occur in anchors or links that do not have an href attribute in them. For example: <a id=a></a> <script> alert(a.href); // alerted not empty value before fix </script>

Workaround

This issue has no workaround at this time.

Fix Information

Getting href and other Link componenet is fixed for Link without href in HTML.

Behavior Change