Affects Version/s: 3.3.2, 4.0.1
Fix Version/s: 4.1.0
IBM WebSphere Liberty Profile
The hostnameFilter in web-common.xml is currently:
However, '*' is not a valid url-pattern. From the servlet 2.5 spec:
In the Web application deployment descriptor, the following syntax is used to define mappings:
- A string beginning with a ‘/’ character and ending with a ‘/*’ suffix is used
for path mapping.
- A string beginning with a ‘*.’ prefix is used as an extension mapping.
- A string containing only the ’/’ character indicates the "default" servlet of
the application. In this case the servlet path is the request URI minus the context path and the path info is null.
- All other strings are used for exact matches only.
This causes the filter to not be applied correctly in some application servers such as WASLP