Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1256994
SAML2 ECP Accept header incorrect
Last modified: 2017-08-08 08:10:09 EDT
The first SAML ECP request is to the endpoint with an Accept value containing application/vnd.paos+xml. In the spec example and in keystoneclient we send "text/html; application/vnd.paos+xml" however this is incorrect because the mime-type separator in Accept headers is a , (comma), where a ; provides parameters to the type.
This has been confirmed by SAML2 working group as a bug in the spec. (Will provide reference for this soon).
This works in Sibolleth because the accept matcher simply does
if 'application/vnd.paos+xml' in req.headers.accept
but fails in mod_auth_mellon which does a more strict type check.
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 24 development cycle.
Changing version to '24'.
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