Bug ID 687937: RDP URIs generated by APM Webtop are not properly encoded

Last Modified: May 14, 2019

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP APM(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, 13.1.0.1, 13.1.0.2, 13.1.0.3

Fixed In:
14.0.0, 13.1.0.4

Opened: Oct 10, 2017
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

RDP URIs used to launch Native RDP resources form APM Webtop on Android/iOS/Mac are not properly encoded. As a result, RDP client might misinterpret the URI, in cases in which some RDP parameter contains the ampersand ( & ) symbol.

Impact

RDP client misinterprets URI, which may result in failure to open RDP resource.

Conditions

Native RDP resource is launched via RDP URI from APM Webtop. One of RDP parameters contains symbol that should be URI encoded, e.g., '&'.

Workaround

None.

Fix Information

RDP URIs used to launch Native RDP resources from APM Webtop on Android/iOS/Mac are now properly encoded.

Behavior Change