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PH10072: WebSphere Application Server Admin Console to add secure attribute to some cookies

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The Admin console cookies for BiDi do not have the secure flag
    set.  These cookies are not transmitting sensitive data but
    adding the secure flag will help scanning tools.
    

Local fix

  • NA
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server using the admin console in bidi      *
    *                  mode.                                       *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: Bidi cookies that the console uses to   *
    *                      determine text direction were not       *
    *                      secure.                                 *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    Bidi cookies that the console uses to
    determine text direction were not secure.
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PH10072

  • Reported component name

    WEBSPHERE APP S

  • Reported component ID

    5724J0800

  • Reported release

    850

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2019-03-22

  • Closed date

    2019-06-20

  • Last modified date

    2019-06-20

  • 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

    WEBSPHERE APP S

  • Fixed component ID

    5724J0800

Applicable component levels

  • R850 PSY

       UP

  • R900 PSY

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
16 October 2021