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PM63093: LOCAL OS USERS WITH CYRILLIC PASSWORD CAN NOT LOGIN

Fixes are available

8.0.0.4: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 4
7.0.0.25: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 25
8.5.0.1: WebSphere Application Server V8.5 Fix Pack 1
8.0.0.5: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 5
7.0.0.27: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 27
8.5.0.2: WebSphere Application Server V8.5 Fix Pack 2
8.0.0.6: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 6
7.0.0.29: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 29
8.0.0.7: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 7
8.0.0.8: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 8
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
8.0.0.9: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 9
7.0.0.35: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 35
8.0.0.10: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 10
7.0.0.37: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 37
8.0.0.11: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 11
7.0.0.39: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 39
8.0.0.12: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 12
7.0.0.41: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 41
8.0.0.13: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 13
7.0.0.43: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 43
8.0.0.14: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 14
7.0.0.45: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 45
8.0.0.15: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 15
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

  • Users with cyrillic/National characters can not login to
    WebSphere Application Server, as virtual member manager (VMM)
    is not able to encode it and forward it to the underlying
    Local Operating System user registry.
    It fails with the following error:
    [4/6/12 16:54:33:668 IST] 00000089 exception     W
    com.ibm.ws.wim.adapter.urbridge.URBridge login
    
    com.ibm.websphere.wim.exception.PasswordCheckFailedException:
    CWWIM4513E  The password match failed for the 'cyruser'
    principal name.
    at
    com.ibm.ws.wim.adapter.urbridge.URBridge.login(URBridge.java:735
    )
    at
    com.ibm.ws.wim.ProfileManager.loginImpl(ProfileManager.java:3822
    )
    at
    com.ibm.ws.wim.ProfileManager.genericProfileManagerMethod(Profil
    eManager.java:347)
    at com.ibm.ws.wim.ProfileManager.login(ProfileManager.java:455)
    at
    com.ibm.websphere.wim.ServiceProvider.login(ServiceProvider.java
    :506)
    at
    com.ibm.ws.wim.registry.util.LoginBridge.checkPassword(LoginBrid
    ge.java:171)
    at
    com.ibm.ws.wim.registry.WIMUserRegistry$1.run(WIMUserRegistry.ja
    va:234)
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server                                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: Users residing in LocalOS registry      *
    *                      having National characters              *
    *                      (cyricllic,umlauts) in their            *
    *                      passwords cannot login.                 *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    LocalOs users who have cyrillic/umlaut characters in the
    password cannot login to WebSphere Application Server.
    The umlauts/cyrillic characters in the password are not passed
    properly to the underlying LocalOS registry adapter. Hence the
    adapter itself cannot treat and recognize them as
    cyrillic/umlauts and fails to authenticate user.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The character encoding is done prior to handing passwords to the
    underlying LocalOs registry handler.
    
    The fix for this APAR is currently targeted for inclusion in
    fix packs 6.1.0.45 , 7.0.0.25 , 8.0.0.5 , 8.5.0.1.  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

    PM63093

  • Reported component name

    WEBS APP SERV N

  • Reported component ID

    5724H8800

  • Reported release

    800

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2012-04-24

  • Closed date

    2012-06-20

  • Last modified date

    2012-06-20

  • 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

  • R61A PSY

       UP

  • R61H PSY

       UP

  • R61I PSY

       UP

  • R61P PSY

       UP

  • R61S PSY

       UP

  • R61W PSY

       UP

  • R61Z PSY

       UP

  • R700 PSY

       UP

  • R800 PSY

       UP

  • R850 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: WebSphere Application Server
General

Software version: 8.0

Reference #: PM63093

Modified date: 20 June 2012