Bug ID 492149: Inline JavaScript with HTML entities may be handled incorrectly

Last Modified: Apr 10, 2019

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
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, 11.6.0, 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: Nov 20, 2014
Severity: 1-Blocking

Symptoms

If JavaScript code is included into an HTML page and contains HTML entities inside, it may be processed incorrectly by Portal Access.

Impact

Web application does not work as expected.

Conditions

HTML page which contains inline JavaScript code with HTML entities inside.

Workaround

Use an iRule for each individual case to correct this behavior.

Fix Information

Now JavaScript code with HTML entities inside is processed correctly.

Behavior Change