Bug ID 687128: gtm::host iRule validation for ipv4 and ipv6 addresses

Last Modified: Nov 07, 2022

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP GTM, LTM(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, 13.1.0, 13.1.0.1, 13.1.0.2, 13.1.0.3

Fixed In:
14.0.0, 13.1.0.4, 12.1.3.4

Opened: Oct 04, 2017
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

gtm::host iRule isn't validating that the host given matches the type of WideIP it is attached to.

Impact

Incorrect host information was being returned.

Conditions

An AAAA-type wideip with a ipv4 gtm::host iRule, or A-type wideip with an ipv6 gtm::host iRUle.

Workaround

Only attach gtm::host of IPv4 type to A-type WideIPs, and gtm::host rules of IPv6 to AAAA-type WideIPs.

Fix Information

FIxed issue allowing incorrect gtm::host iRule commands to trigger on incorrect wideip types.

Behavior Change