Bug ID 941929: Google Analytics shows incorrect stats, when Google link is redirected.

Last Modified: Sep 17, 2020

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

Known Affected Versions:
14.1.0, 14.1.0.1, 14.1.0.2, 14.1.0.3, 14.1.0.5, 14.1.0.6, 14.1.2, 14.1.2.1, 14.1.2.2, 14.1.2.3, 14.1.2.4, 14.1.2.5, 14.1.2.6, 14.1.2.7, 15.0.0, 15.0.1, 15.0.1.1, 15.0.1.2, 15.0.1.3, 15.0.1.4, 15.1.0, 15.1.0.1, 15.1.0.2, 15.1.0.3, 15.1.0.4, 15.1.0.5, 16.0.0, 16.0.0.1

Opened: Sep 02, 2020
Severity: 4-Minor

Symptoms

When server respond with a redirect, ASM challenge makes Google Analytics stats appear as if they are 'Direct' instead of 'Organic'.

Impact

Incorrect data is displayed in the Google Analytics dashboard.

Conditions

-- Google link is responded to (by the server) with a redirect. -- Bot defense profile or DoS Application profile attached to a virtual server with challenge mitigation enabled.

Workaround

None

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change