Bug ID 995889: Username/Password JSON elements of login page detected as case sensitive when the policy is configured as case insensitive

Last Modified: Jan 06, 2023

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
15.1.0, 15.1.0.1, 15.1.0.2, 15.1.0.3, 15.1.0.4, 15.1.0.5, 15.1.1, 15.1.2, 15.1.2.1, 15.1.3, 15.1.3.1, 15.1.4, 15.1.4.1, 15.1.5, 15.1.5.1, 15.1.6, 15.1.6.1, 15.1.7, 15.1.8, 15.1.8.1

Fixed In:
17.0.0

Opened: Feb 20, 2021
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

A JSON element of a page behaves in a case-sensitive manner even if the policy is configured as case insensitive.

Impact

Case-insensitive configuration fails to detect uppercase JSON elements in a page. This may cause, for example, brute force protection to not trigger.

Conditions

- Using JSON in a page - Authentication type is json/ajax - The policy is configured case-insensitive - JSON element seen in a request has uppercase letter(s)

Workaround

None

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change