[xmlsec] RE: Implementing WS-Security using XMLSec...

Rich Salz rsalz at datapower.com
Wed Jun 11 11:00:50 PDT 2003

You don't even have to look at the c14n spec (thank goodness! :)to see 
that this is seriously broken, as Aleksey alluded:

>   <getGreeting xmlns="http://Sample8.wsdk.ibm.com">
>    <in0 xmlns="">venky</in0>
>   </getGreeting>

> Here is what Websphere's c14n outputs:
>   <getGreeting xmlns="http://Sample8.wsdk.ibm.com">
>    <in0>venky</in0>
>   </getGreeting>

You should report that to IBM -- they've got a really serious bug -- 
their canonicalization code put <in0> in the *wrong namespace*!

Rich Salz, Chief Security Architect
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