Bug ID 561975: Firewall check succeeds on MAC OSX Yosemite and El Capitan even when no firewall is running on user machine

Last Modified: Jul 13, 2024

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

Known Affected Versions:
11.5.3, 11.5.3 HF1, 11.5.3 HF2, 11.5.4, 11.5.4 HF1, 11.5.4 HF2, 11.5.4 HF3, 11.5.4 HF4, 11.5.5, 11.5.6, 11.5.7, 11.5.8, 11.5.9, 11.5.10

Opened: Dec 08, 2015

Severity: 3-Major


User can connect to APM without an active firewall on his machine, even if the access policy requires a firewall running on client machine.


User will be able to pass access policy


-Firewall check is enabled in access policy -User's machine is running MAC OSX Yosemite or El Capitan - No firewall is enabled on user's machine


Change aces policy to check for specific firewall as opposed to any firewall.

Fix Information


Behavior Change

Guides & references

K10134038: F5 Bug Tracker Filter Names and Tips