Bug ID 697363: FPS should forward all XFF header values

Last Modified: May 29, 2024

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

Known Affected Versions:
12.1.2, 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, 12.1.4.1, 12.1.5, 12.1.5.1, 12.1.5.2, 12.1.5.3, 12.1.6, 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: Dec 04, 2017

Severity: 2-Critical

Symptoms

For BIG-IP alerts, FPS will insert a single XFF with the client IP and discard all XFF values/headers in the original request (the request which triggered the alert)

Impact

Original XFF information will be lost: only a single XFF header (containing client IP) will be present.

Conditions

Alert generated on BIG-IP side.

Workaround

None.

Fix Information

FPS now copies all original XFF headers to the generated alert.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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