Bug ID 743437: Portal Access: Issue with long 'data:' URL

Last Modified: Sep 12, 2019

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP APM(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, 13.1.1.2, 13.1.1.3, 14.0.0, 14.0.0.1, 14.0.0.2, 14.0.0.3, 14.0.0.4, 14.1.0, 14.1.0.1

Fixed In:
15.0.0, 14.1.0.2, 14.0.0.5, 13.1.1.4

Opened: Sep 10, 2018
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

HTML page may contain a very long 'data:' URL. Portal Access cannot handle such URLs correctly.

Impact

The rewrite plugin cannot process HTML pages with very long URLs and restarts. The page is not sent to the end user client; web application may not work correctly.

Conditions

HTML page with very long 'data:' similar to the following example: data:image/png;base64,... Such URLs might be several megabytes long.

Workaround

There is no workaround at this time.

Fix Information

Now Portal Access handles very long 'data:' URLs correctly.

Behavior Change