PM89313: POTENTIAL WEAKNESS IN KEYS USED TO PROTECT ENCRYPTED OFFLINE CACHE AND JSONSTORE DATA ON IOS

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The generated encryption keys used to protect EOC data and
    encrypted JSONStore data on iOS have a potential weakness.
    

Local fix

  • There is no work around available at this time.
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * IBM Worklight and Mobile Foundation 5.0.0 and 5.0.5          *
    * developers using the Encrypted Offline Cache feature on iOS. *
    * IBM Worklight and Mobile Foundation 5.0.5 developers using   *
    * the JSONStore feature with encryption enabled on iOS.        *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * The generated encryption keys used to protect EOC data and   *
    * encrypted JSONStore data on iOS have a potential weakness.   *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Affected iOS function was changed to ensure proper generation of
    new keys and migration of affected existing keys.
    
    The fix for this APAR is currently targeted for inclusion in
    fixpack 5.0.6.0.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM89313

  • Reported component name

    WORKLIGHT CONSU

  • Reported component ID

    5725I4301

  • Reported release

    505

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-05-18

  • Closed date

    2013-05-18

  • Last modified date

    2013-05-18

  • 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

    WORKLIGHT CONSU

  • Fixed component ID

    5725I4301

Applicable component levels

  • R505 PSY

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Document information


More support for:

IBM Worklight

Software version:

5.0.5

Reference #:

PM89313

Modified date:

2013-05-18

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