IZ21888: Root privileges stick in current broswer when logging out of webtop.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When a user has logged into webtop as root and then logs out and
    back into webtop without closing the browser and logs in under a
    user with read only privileges the user will still have root
    privileges.
    

Local fix

  • There's no real work around other than close out the browser
    after logging into it as root.
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: All users using all platforms.               *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: When a user logged into webtop as root, *
    *                      accessed AEL, and logs out without      *
    *                      closing the browser. Then logs in under *
    *                      a user with read only privileges, the   *
    *                      user still have root privileges.        *
    *                                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    *                                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    The problem is fixed by getting user's permission from session
    and setting it correctly.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The problem is fixed by getting user's permission from session
    and setting it correctly.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IZ21888

  • Reported component name

    NETCOOL/WEBTOP

  • Reported component ID

    5724O65WS

  • Reported release

    210

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2008-05-06

  • Closed date

    2008-05-21

  • Last modified date

    2008-05-21

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

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

Modules/Macros

  • NETCOOL
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    NETCOOL/WEBTOP

  • Fixed component ID

    5724O65WS

Applicable component levels

  • R210 PSY

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More support for:

Tivoli Netcool/Webtop

Software version:

210

Reference #:

IZ21888

Modified date:

2008-05-21

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