XML Namespace IssueWith Error "java.lang.Exception: SIGNATURE FAILED Signature Validation Status"

(Doc ID 2131159.1)

Last updated on JUNE 14, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On : version, WLS-WebServices

XML Namespace Issue

This bug is in the Weblogic patch (M2RW-BUG20780188_1211012.jar) and exists regardless of JRockit version.  After the patch, some correctly signed SOAP documents will fail to validate as correct signatures.

The signatures need to meet 3 criteria to be subject to the bug:

  1. Must use JAX-WS on the server
  2. Signed SOAP message must not use SOAP-ENV as the prefix for the SOAP namespace http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/
  3. Signed SOAP message must use inclusive canonicalization (c14n)

The following error is seen on the console:





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