Bug ID 497395: Correctly assign severity to check component alerts

Last Modified: Sep 13, 2023

Affected Product(s):
BIG-IP FPS(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
12.1.0 HF1, 12.1.0 HF2, 12.1.1 HF1, 12.1.1 HF2, 12.1.2 HF1, 12.1.2 HF2

Fixed In:
12.0.0, 11.6.1

Opened: Dec 18, 2014

Severity: 3-Major


Check component alerts can be caused by legitimate browser settings. There is no way to distinguish this from malware alerts.


Difficult to identify users that are infected with malware.


Check component alerts are sent.



Fix Information

Differentiate between low severity and high severity component check alerts.

Behavior Change

A new DB variable "AntiFraud.ComponentsValidation.Method" has been added that controls the type of request that the component check is performed on (all, get, post, or none)

Guides & references

K10134038: F5 Bug Tracker Filter Names and Tips