Bug ID 648053: Rewrite plugin may crash on some JavaScript files

Last Modified: Oct 01, 2018

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
12.1.0, 12.1.0 HF1, 12.1.0 HF2, 12.1.1, 12.1.1 HF1, 12.1.1 HF2, 12.1.2, 12.1.2 HF1, 12.1.2 HF2, 13.0.0, 13.0.0 HF1, 13.0.0 HF2, 13.0.0 HF3, 13.0.1

Fixed In:
13.1.0, 12.1.3

Opened: Feb 28, 2017
Severity: 3-Major
Related AskF5 Article:
K94477320

Symptoms

Rewrite plugin may crash parsing JavaScript files in US ASCII encoding.

Impact

Rewrite plugin may crash parsing this file. No response is sent to client.

Conditions

JavaScript file in US ASCII encoding (not in UTF-8).

Workaround

It is possible to change/add 'charset' parameter in response header 'Content-type' to 'UTF-8' by iRule.

Fix Information

Now Portal Access rewrite correctly handles JavaScript data if the web page uses US ASCII encoding.

Behavior Change