Bug ID 478115: The action attribute value of a form HTML tag is not properly rewritten in the Minimal Content Rewriting mode when it starts with "/"

Last Modified: Apr 10, 2019

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
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, 11.6.0, 11.6.0 HF1, 11.6.0 HF2, 11.6.0 HF3

Fixed In:
12.0.0, 11.6.0 HF4, 11.5.1 HF6, 11.4.1 HF9

Opened: Sep 05, 2014
Severity: 3-Major
Related AskF5 Article:
K16313

Symptoms

If the action URL of a form HTML tag begins with "/" and the Minimal Content Rewriting list contains the current host name, this URL is erroneously rewritten with adding of "/f5-w-" prefix.

Impact

The impact of this issue is a possible web application malfunction.

Conditions

The current host name is in Minimal Content Rewriting list.

Workaround

To work around this issue, create a particular iRule for each case.

Fix Information

The action attribute value of a form HTML tag is now properly rewritten in the Minimal Content Rewriting mode when it starts with a forward slash (/).

Behavior Change