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PI83986: HTTPSERVLETREQUEST#GETREQUESTEDSESSIONID() IS EXECUTED WITH THE SESSION ABSENT IS DIFFERENT BETWEEN WAS V8.5.5 AND V9.0

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The return value whe HttpServletRequest#getRequestedSessionId()
    is executed with the session absent is different between WAS
    V8.5.5 and V9.0.
    
    A state without a session indicates the following situation.
    When HttpServletRequest # getRequestedSessionId () for the
    first time.
    
    In WAS 8.5.5 and earlier -> sessionID is returned. In WAS 9.0
    -> CacheID + SessionID + CloneID (JSESSIONID) is returned.
    
    However, if there is a session, the Session ID is returned in
    either case
    

Local fix

  • N/A
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server Version 9.0 users                    *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: HttpServletRequest.getRequestedSessionI *
    *                      d() method may returns incorrect value  *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    When requested session ID from the client isn't valid, the
    HttpServletRequest.getRequestedSessionId() method may returns
    JSESSIONID value instead of just session ID.
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI83986

  • Reported component name

    WEBS APP SERV N

  • Reported component ID

    5724H8800

  • Reported release

    900

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2017-07-04

  • Closed date

    2017-09-18

  • Last modified date

    2017-09-18

  • 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

  • R900 PSY

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Document Information

Modified date:
03 December 2021