Bug ID 698919: Anti virus false positive detection on long XML uploads

Last Modified: Nov 07, 2022

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Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP ASM(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, 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, 12.1.3.2

Opened: Dec 14, 2017
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

A false positive virus-detected violation. The description of the violation explains that the ICAP server was not contacted.

Impact

Violation is detected where no violation has occurred (false positive violation).

Conditions

-- A long XML upload or payload. -- The assigned XML profile is configured to be inspected by the ICAP server.

Workaround

Increase the internal parameter max_raw_request_len to the required length of the XML. Note: This workaround will affect the amount of logged data from ASM.

Fix Information

Fixed a false positive virus-detected violation related to long XML uploads.

Behavior Change