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PM33222: THE CUSTOM PROPERTY CONTAINING THE PASSWORD IS NOT DECRYPTED AT RUNTIME WHEN POPULATING THE RESOURCE ADAPTER INSTANCE.

Fixes are available

7.0.0.19: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 19
7.0.0.21: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 21
7.0.0.23: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 23
7.0.0.25: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 25
7.0.0.27: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 27
7.0.0.29: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 29
7.0.0.31: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 31
7.0.0.27: Java SDK 1.6 SR13 FP2 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
7.0.0.33: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 33
7.0.0.35: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 35
7.0.0.37: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 37
7.0.0.39: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 39
7.0.0.41: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 41
7.0.0.43: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 43
7.0.0.45: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 45
7.0.0.19: Java SDK 1.6 SR9 FP2 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
7.0.0.21: Java SDK 1.6 SR9 FP2 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere
7.0.0.23: Java SDK 1.6 SR10 FP1 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere
7.0.0.25: Java SDK 1.6 SR11 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
7.0.0.27: Java SDK 1.6 SR12 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
7.0.0.29: Java SDK 1.6 SR13 FP2 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
7.0.0.45: Java SDK 1.6 SR16 FP60 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
7.0.0.31: Java SDK 1.6 SR15 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
7.0.0.35: Java SDK 1.6 SR16 FP1 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
7.0.0.37: Java SDK 1.6 SR16 FP3 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
7.0.0.39: Java SDK 1.6 SR16 FP7 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
7.0.0.41: Java SDK 1.6 SR16 FP20 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
7.0.0.43: Java SDK 1.6 SR16 FP41 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The custom property containing the password is declared in the
    <resourceadapter> element of the resource adapter descriptor.
    It is a property of the resource adapter JavaBean class -- a
    class that must be instantiated and populated with the property
    values when the resource adapter is started.  The property value
    is encrypted in the resource configuration, but is not decrypted
    at runtime when populating the resource adapter instance.  The
    adapter instance is populated with an encrypted property value.
    
    <resourceProperties
    xmi:id="J2EEResourceProperty_1298040084197"
    name="aaaPassword" type="java.lang.String"
    value="{xor}Oz4pOiU=" description="aaaPassword"
    required="false"/>
    
    And the offending code path is in
    com.ibm.ejs.j2c.RAWrapperImpl.createAndConfigureRA().
    
    Passing the encrypted password to the backend application makes
    the application to fail.
    

Local fix

  • Fix in next release
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server V7.0                                 *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: Password declared as part of custom     *
    *                      property of Resource Adapter is not     *
    *                      decoded when sending it to Backend.     *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    The encrypted password is sent to a backend application,
    prompting a failure. In application logs, the encoded password
    is still used.
    
    The password field should be picked up and the value should be
    decoded as part of populating the ResourceAdapter Instance.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The value is now decoded as part of part of populating the
    Adapter instance so that the decrypted password is sent to
    backend application.
    
    The fix for this APAR is currently targeted for inclusion in
    fix pack 7.0.0.19  Please refer to the Recommended Updates
    page for delivery information:
    http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=180&uid=swg27004980
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM33222

  • Reported component name

    WEBS APP SERV N

  • Reported component ID

    5724H8800

  • Reported release

    700

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2011-02-21

  • Closed date

    2011-05-20

  • Last modified date

    2011-05-20

  • 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



Document information

More support for: WebSphere Application Server
General

Software version: 7.0

Reference #: PM33222

Modified date: 20 May 2011