Bug ID 509490: [IE10]: attachEvent does not work

Last Modified: Oct 01, 2018

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
11.4.1, 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:
12.1.0, 12.0.0, 11.6.0 HF6, 11.5.3 HF2, 11.4.1 HF9

Opened: Feb 26, 2015
Severity: 2-Critical

Symptoms

Websites are broken in Internet Explorer if they use postMessage to send objects. There could be errors in the JavaScript console.

Impact

Web-Application cannot use Window.postMessage() to send data with Portal Access in Internet Explorer.

Conditions

Web application in Internet Explorer 8, 9 or 10 that uses window.postMessage() and recieves message with handler added through window.attachEvent() working through Portal Access.

Workaround

No

Fix Information

The 'onmessage' handler added with window.attachEvent() now correctly recieves data sent through window.postMessage().

Behavior Change