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

Last Modified: Oct 06, 2020

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

Known Affected Versions:
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, 11.5.10, 11.5.2, 11.5.2 HF1, 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

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