Bug ID 479524: If a "refresh" response header should not be rewritten, it can crash the rewrite plugin or be improperly rewritten

Last Modified: Apr 10, 2019

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, 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 16, 2014
Severity: 2-Critical
Related AskF5 Article:
K16823

Symptoms

If a "Refresh" response header should not be rewritten, it can crash the rewrite plugin or be improperly rewritten.

Impact

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

Conditions

If URL in a "Refresh" header matches the bypass list, plugin crashes; if it is related to the current path, it is rewritten as an empty string.

Workaround

This issue has no workaround at this time.

Fix Information

Portal Access no longer crashes if a URL in a Refresh header matches a Portal Access bypass list entry.

Behavior Change