WLS Plugin 1.1 cannot parse request headers when there is a "space" at the beginning of the cookie on Oracle iPlanet Web Server
Last updated on APRIL 03, 2017
Applies to:Oracle iPlanet Web Server - Version 7.0 and later
Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 188.8.131.52.0 to 184.108.40.206 [Release 11g to 12c]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
WLS plugin 1.1 failed to parse the request headers when the request Cookie has a leading Space.
Due to the leading space, Proxy Plugin could not Parse the request headers and sends the request to WLS without the Cookie. WLS process the request and generates a new Cookie(JSESSIONID) and thus the original Http Session is lost.
Example: If we observe the following HTTP Headers details (from the snippet of wlproxy.log):
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