Symantec SiteMinder 12.8.07 is Generally Available
10 October 2022
10 October 2022
General Availability of Symantec SiteMinder 12.8.07
On behalf of the Identity Management Security Business Unit, a Division of Broadcom, we appreciate your business and the opportunity to provide you with high quality, innovative software and services. As part of our ongoing commitment to customer success, we regularly announce updated releases and maintenance for our products.
We are pleased to announce the release of SiteMinder 12.8.07. This update includes new features, upgrades of internal libraries (OpenSSL, Swagger UI, etc.) and bug fixes. A full list of new features that enhance user authentication, OIDC support, platform security and governance is available at the links noted below.
New Feature: Multiple enhancements (e.g.: AMR support for SAML and JWT, ID_Token_Hint transformation to SMSession, customization of claims in ID_Token_Hint, etc.), that improve support for FIDO2-based passwordless user authentication and flexible authentication policy via VIP Authentication Hub.
Business Value: Enabling secure, modern user authentication methods and flexible policies built on a cloud-ready architecture.
New Feature: Multiple enhancements for OIDC and SAML (e.g.: Active Policy Expression filter, RelayState handling, Base URL enforcement)
Business Value: Enables additional use cases and improved controls and security for federation tokens.
New Feature: Broadened support for back channel communication of user information in OAuth flows
Business Value: Enables additional use cases for modern authorization.
New Feature: LDAP Connection Pooling configuration
Business Value: Simplifies configuration for LDAP integration and improves resiliency during temporary network slowdowns.
Documentation content for the Service Pack:
New features: https://techdocs.broadcom.com/us/en/symantec-security-software/identity-security/siteminder/12-8/release-notes/New-Features/new-features-in-12-8-07.html
Changes to existing features: https://techdocs.broadcom.com/us/en/symantec-security-software/identity-security/siteminder/12-8/release-notes/Changes-to-Existing-Features/changes-to-existing-features-in-12-8-07.html
Defect fixes: https://techdocs.broadcom.com/us/en/symantec-security-software/identity-security/siteminder/12-8/release-notes/service-packs/defects-fixed-in-12-8-07.html
The 12.8.07 kits are available on this page:
There are separate links for the Policy Server (Solution #99111602), SDK (Solution #9911604) and the Access Gateway (Solution #99111603).
We also encourage you to visit the SiteMinder information page on the Support Online website at https://support.broadcom.com/group/ecx/productdetails?productName=SITEMINDER
If you have any questions or require assistance, please contact Customer Support at +1-800-225-5224 in North America or see https://support.broadcom.com/contact-support.html for the local number in your country.
Your success is very important to us, and we look forward to continuing our successful partnership with you.
Sincerely, the SiteMinder Management Team