Bug ID 505662: Signed SAML IdP/SP exported metadata contains some elements in wrong order

Last Modified: Sep 13, 2023

Affected Product(s):
BIG-IP APM(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
11.5.1 HF1, 11.5.1 HF2, 11.5.1 HF3, 11.5.1 HF4, 11.5.1 HF5, 11.5.1 HF6, 11.5.1 HF7, 11.5.1 HF8, 11.5.1 HF9, 11.5.1 HF10, 11.5.1 HF11, 11.5.2 HF1, 11.5.3 HF1, 11.5.3 HF2, 11.5.4 HF1, 11.5.4 HF2, 11.5.4 HF3, 11.5.4 HF4, 12.1.0 HF1, 12.1.0 HF2, 12.1.1 HF1, 12.1.1 HF2, 12.1.2 HF1, 12.1.2 HF2

Fixed In:
12.0.0, 11.6.0 HF5

Opened: Feb 09, 2015

Severity: 3-Major


Location of <Signature> element is incorrect when exporting signed metadata from the BIG-IP system when configured as a SAML Identity Provider (IdP) or Service Provider (SP).


External SAML product may not be able to import metadata produced by BIG-IP system.


BIG-IP is configured as IdP or SP. Administrator chooses to sign exported metadata.


Metadata could be edited manually in text editor to move <Signature> element to correct location.

Fix Information

The location of the <Signature> element is now correct in exported signed metadata, whether the BIG-IP system is configured as a SAML Identity Provider (IdP) or Service Provider (SP).

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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