Bug ID 672868: Portal Access: JavaScript application with non-whitespace control characters may be processed incorrectly

Last Modified: Oct 06, 2020

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,, 13.0.0, 13.0.0 HF1, 13.0.0 HF2, 13.0.0 HF3, 13.0.1

Fixed In:

Opened: Jul 06, 2017
Severity: 3-Major


Portal Access server-side JavaScript parser may work incorrectly if JavaScript code includes non-whitespace control characters inside text constants.


Web application may not work correctly.


JavaScript code with non-whitespace control characters (0x00..0x08, 0x0E..0x1B, 0x7F..0x9F) inside text constants.


There is no workaround at this time.

Fix Information

Now JavaScript code with non-whitespace control characters can be processed by Portal Access.

Behavior Change