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PH08391: SET WEBSPHERE APPLICATION SERVER SAML COOKIE TO HTTPONLY

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Securing WasSamlSpReqURL to support httpOnly attribute
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  IBM WebSphere Application Server users of   *
    *                  SAML Web SSO                                *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: The httpOnly attribute is not set       *
    *                      on the SAML WasSamlSpReqURL cookie.     *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:  Install a fix pack that contains this       *
    *                  APAR.                                       *
    ****************************************************************
    The SAML Web SSO Trust Association Interceptor (TAI) does not
    set the httpOnly attribute on the WasSamlSpReqURL cookie.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The SAML Web SSO TAI is updated to set the httpOnly attribute
    on the WasSamlSpReqURL cookie when the scheme for the acsUrl
    is https.
    
    The fix for this APAR is currently targeted for inclusion in
    fix pack 8.5.5.16 and 9.0.5.0.  Please refer to the Recommended
    Updates page for delivery information:
    http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=180&uid=swg27004980
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PH08391

  • Reported component name

    WEBS APP SERV N

  • Reported component ID

    5724H8800

  • Reported release

    850

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2019-02-11

  • Closed date

    2019-05-29

  • Last modified date

    2019-05-29

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    WEBS APP SERV N

  • Fixed component ID

    5724H8800

Applicable component levels

  • R850 PSY

       UP

  • R900 PSY

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
14 October 2021