PM83409: Cookie values containing an '=' are incorrectly logged.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Only a portion of a logged cookie value is written to the log
    if it contains an '=' character.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  Users of IBM HTTP Server 6.1.0.45 who log   *
    *                  cookie values that contain an equal sign    *
    *                  '=' character. Other versions of IHS are    *
    *                  not affected.                               *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: Logged cookie values are partial if     *
    *                      they contain a '=' character.           *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:  Apply this fix if you use %{cookie_name}C   *
    *                  syntax to log cookie values.                *
    ****************************************************************
    When logging a cookie value that contains an equal sign '='
    character, the part of the cookie starting at the '='
    character and following it is not written to the log.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The mod_log_config.so module was updated to correctly log
    cookie values that contain a '=' character.
    
    This fix is targeted for IBM HTTP Server fix pack:
     - 6.1.0.47
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM83409

  • Reported component name

    IBM HTTP SERVER

  • Reported component ID

    5724J0801

  • Reported release

    610

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-02-21

  • Closed date

    2013-02-28

  • Last modified date

    2013-05-17

  • 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

    IBM HTTP SERVER

  • Fixed component ID

    5724J0801

Applicable component levels

  • R61A PSY

       UP

  • R61H PSY

       UP

  • R61I PSY

       UP

  • R61P PSY

       UP

  • R61S PSY

       UP

  • R61W PSY

       UP

  • R61Z PSY

       UP



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More support for:

IBM HTTP Server
Runtime

Software version:

610

Reference #:

PM83409

Modified date:

2013-05-17

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