Bug ID 583686: High ASCII meta-characters can be disallowed on UTF-8 policy via XML import

Last Modified: Nov 07, 2022

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Affected Product:  See more info
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, 12.1.0, 12.1.0 HF1, 12.1.0 HF2

Fixed In:
13.0.0, 12.1.1, 11.6.1 HF1

Opened: Mar 29, 2016
Severity: 3-Major


After importing an XML policy, you cannot view or edit policies containing high ASCII characters.


Unable to view or edit the policy, and Illegal meta character in value violation is triggered


This occurs when importing XML policies containing high-ASCII meta-characters but high-ASCII is not allowed in a UTF-8 policy.



Fix Information


Behavior Change