Bug ID 672289: Portal Access supports 'xlink:href' attribute for SVG tags embedded into HTML page

Last Modified: Dec 20, 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, 12.1.3, 12.1.3.1, 12.1.3.2, 12.1.3.3, 12.1.3.4, 12.1.3.5, 12.1.3.6, 12.1.3.7, 12.1.4, 13.0.0, 13.0.0 HF1, 13.0.0 HF2, 13.0.0 HF3, 13.0.1

Fixed In:
13.1.0

Opened: Jul 04, 2017
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

HTML page can contain SVG tag with SVG elements inside, for example: <html> <svg xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" xmlns:xlink="http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink"> <image xlink:href="http://example.com/images/layout/top-bar-logo.png" id="img" /> </svg> </html> Portal Access does not support 'xlink:href' attributes, so the image referenced in this example cannot be loaded via Portal Access.

Impact

SVG image cannot be shown via Portal Access.

Conditions

-- HTML page with SVG tag inside. -- SVG element with 'xlink:href' attribute.

Workaround

Use an iRule to replace the URL in the 'xlink:href' attribute with a rewritten value.

Fix Information

Now, Portal Access supports URLs in 'xlink:href' attributes for the following SVG elements: -- a -- feimage -- image -- script -- use

Behavior Change