Bug ID 539704: Large ASM REST response causes all REST to hang

Last Modified: Nov 07, 2022

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

Known Affected Versions:
11.6.0, 11.6.0 HF1, 11.6.0 HF2, 11.6.0 HF3, 11.6.0 HF4, 11.6.0 HF5, 11.6.0 HF6, 11.6.0 HF7, 11.6.0 HF8, 11.6.1, 12.0.0, 12.0.0 HF1, 12.0.0 HF2, 12.0.0 HF3, 12.0.0 HF4

Fixed In:
12.1.0, 11.6.1 HF1

Opened: Aug 13, 2015

Severity: 3-Major


the REST framework hangs and becomes not responsive when ASM REST sends a big response for a REST call


REST framework hangs and becomes not responsive


asm provisioned generate a REST call, to asm endpoint, that yields a large REST response. This could be a REST call returning a large XML document, for an example.



Fix Information

We have placed safeguards to protect the REST framework.

Behavior Change

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