Bug ID 567065: Matching compression policy may erroneously compress/not-compress request / response

Last Modified: Mar 21, 2019

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP All(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, 11.6.1 HF1, 11.6.1 HF2, 11.6.2, 11.6.2 HF1, 11.6.3, 11.6.3.1, 11.6.3.2, 11.6.3.3, 11.6.3.4, 11.6.4

Opened: Jan 12, 2016
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

The HTTP request or response may be compressed when the rule in the compression policy is matched.

Impact

HTTP request/response data may be compressed when undesired.

Conditions

Compression policy associated with the virtual and request matches rule. When the action is compress request enable, the response may be compressed. When the action is compress response enable, the request may be compressed. When the action is compress request enable and compress response disable, neither request nor response will be compressed.

Workaround

Explicitly define actions (enable/disable) for both request and response types.

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change