Bug ID 530645: SSL profile cipher string longer than 768 character is silently truncated.

Last Modified: Apr 10, 2019

Bug Tracker

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

Opened: Jun 30, 2015
Severity: 4-Minor
Related AskF5 Article:
K63241636

Symptoms

Administrator can enter a cipher string in SSL profile longer than 768 characters, and the system appears to save and apply that cipher string. However, the system utilizes only the first 768 characters as the cipher string for the profile.

Impact

Cipher suites that were truncated will not be accepted.

Conditions

Cipher strings longer than 768 characters.

Workaround

Do not use cipher strings longer than 768 characters.

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change