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Cookie conflict in IAC prgateway app when CookieHandler used

SA-15649

Summary



When an IAC prgateway.war application is deployed in the same JVM as another J2EE application, and a user logs into for the first time, screen displays details that does not belong to that login user. 


Error Messages



Not Applicable.


Steps to Reproduce

  1. Login to web portal.
  2. Click on link that launches IAC Gadget.
  3. Notice the rendered page that some of the info does not belong to that logged in user.


Root Cause



A defect or configuration issue in the operating environment. CookieHandler is a JVM wide setting.
Irrespective of which application sets it, it impacts all the applications deployed in that JVM.
When CookieHandler is set, it keeps track of all cookies for each unique RequestURI. This cookie handler sets cookies from previous calls to the new outbound HttpURLConnections, which is retrieved by backend Pega application, causing unexpected results. 

Resolution


 
Make the one of following changes to the operating environment: 

Move the prgateway application to a JVM that does not have CookieHandler set.
(OR)
Remove CookieHandler set code from the other application that is deployed in same JVM as prgateway application.

 


 
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Published January 31, 2016 - Updated October 8, 2020

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