Bug ID 676557: Binary data marshalled to TCL may be converted to UTF8

Last Modified: Jul 12, 2023

Affected Product(s):
BIG-IP LTM(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
13.0.0, 13.0.0 HF1, 13.0.0 HF2, 13.0.0 HF3, 13.0.1, 13.1.0,,,,,,,,, 13.1.1,,,,, 13.1.3,

Fixed In:

Opened: Aug 01, 2017

Severity: 3-Major


Binary data marshalled out of some iRule commands may be mistakenly converted to UTF8.


Data corruption in some iRule commands


Unspecified commands return raw binary data (instead of strings). These commands may have their output incorrectly converted to UTF8. This will corrupt the binary data.



Fix Information

Binary output from certain iRule commands will not be corrupted into UTF8 strings.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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