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PI80683: Admin Console Resource Environment custom property name in all capital letters may not be handled properly.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • If you use the admin console to add a custom property with the
    name in all capital letters, it may not be handled properly.
    

Local fix

  • Use "password" or "Password"
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server                                      *
    *                  who add a custom property with the name     *
    *                  containing the string "PASSWORD" to their   *
    *                  resource environment entries.               *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: The value of a resource environment     *
    *                      entries custom property with a name     *
    *                      containing the string "PASSWORD" is     *
    *                      not obfuscated.                         *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    If a user has custom properties under their Resources
    environment entries that contain the string "PASSWORD" in all
    capital letters in the name, the password value is not
    obfuscated in the custom properties collection table. The
    console should encode/obfuscate custom properties that have
    "password", "Password", and "PASSWORD" to reflect the behavior
    when using wsadmin to create/modify/view the custom property.
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI80683

  • Reported component name

    WEBS APP SERV N

  • Reported component ID

    5724H8800

  • Reported release

    850

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2017-04-27

  • Closed date

    2017-06-08

  • Last modified date

    2017-06-08

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    WEBS APP SERV N

  • Fixed component ID

    5724H8800

Applicable component levels

  • R700 PSY

       UP

  • R800 PSY

       UP

  • R850 PSY

       UP

  • R900 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: WebSphere Application Server
General

Software version: 850

Reference #: PI80683

Modified date: 08 June 2017