Log SecurityException while attempting to validate SAML signature – How To Solve Related Issues

Log SecurityException while attempting to validate SAML signature – How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: Jan-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0

Background

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To troubleshoot log “SecurityException while attempting to validate SAML signature” it’s important to understand a few problems related to Elasticsearch concepts handler, plugin, request. See bellow important tips and explanations on these concepts

Log Context

Log”SecurityException while attempting to validate SAML signature” classname is SamlRequestHandler.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                 SignatureValidator.validate(signature; credential);
                logger.debug(() -> new ParameterizedMessage("SAML Signature [{}] matches credentials [{}] [{}]";
                        signatureText; credential.getEntityId(); credential.getPublicKey()));
                return true;
            } catch (PrivilegedActionException e) {
                logger.warn("SecurityException while attempting to validate SAML signature"; e);
                return false;
            }
        }; signatureText);
    }





Related issues to this log

We have gathered selected Q&A from the community and issues from Github, that can help fix related issues please review the following for further information :

1 Va Security Signatureexception Sign  

Ix Path Building Failed And Unable  

Or Trustanchors Parameter Must Be N

 

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