Bug ID 707267: REST Framework HTTP header limit size increased to 8 KB

Last Modified: Feb 15, 2019

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP TMOS(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
13.1.0, 13.1.0.1, 13.1.0.2, 13.1.0.3, 13.1.0.4, 13.1.0.5, 13.1.0.6, 13.1.0.7, 13.1.0.8, 13.1.1, 13.1.1.1, 14.0.0, 14.0.0.1, 14.0.0.2

Fixed In:
14.0.0.3, 13.1.1.2

Opened: Feb 20, 2018
Severity: 4-Minor

Symptoms

HTTP Header size limit causing 'Error getting auth token from login provider' GUI messages.

Impact

Users cannot login or access certain pages in the GUI.

Conditions

A client uses an HTTP Header larger than 4 KB to make a request to the REST framework.

Workaround

Clear browser cookies, or otherwise reduce the size of the HTTP headers, so that the entire content HTTP headers is smaller than 4 KB.

Fix Information

The HTTP header size limit for the REST Framework has been increased to 8 KB to match the limit set by Apache.

Behavior Change