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

Last Modified: Sep 13, 2023

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

Known Affected Versions:
12.1.2, 12.1.3,, 13.0.0, 13.0.0 HF1, 13.0.0 HF2, 13.0.0 HF3, 13.0.1, 13.1.0,,,

Fixed In:

Opened: Dec 14, 2017

Severity: 3-Major


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


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


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


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

Guides & references

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