Bug ID 466877: When BIG-IP is used as SAML SP, signatures created by IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager may fail validation

Last Modified: Oct 06, 2020

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP APM, PEM(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
11.3.0, 11.4.0, 11.4.1, 11.5.0, 11.5.1, 11.5.1 HF1, 11.5.1 HF10, 11.5.1 HF11, 11.5.1 HF2, 11.5.1 HF3, 11.5.1 HF4, 11.6.0, 11.6.0 HF1, 11.6.0 HF2, 11.6.0 HF3

Fixed In:
12.0.0, 11.6.0 HF4, 11.5.1 HF5, 11.4.1 HF6

Opened: Jun 12, 2014
Severity: 3-Major
Related AskF5 Article:


Signature validation fails when received signed assertion is generated by IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager.


Issue impacts SSO, users cannot login with SAML.


This issue occurs when the BIG-IP system is configured as SP and received assertion is signed.


This issue has no workaround at this time.

Fix Information

Issue with signature validation is fixed.

Behavior Change