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IV58489: BLOWFISH LPA ALLOWS LOGIN WITH PARTIAL REPEATED STRING APPLIES TO AIX 6100-09

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The Blowfish Loadable Password Algorithm (LPA) allows
    password login with partial repeated string
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • With blowfish as passwd algo, when user with passwd like abcabc
    created and tried to login with partial passwd, accepts
    the passwd
    

Problem conclusion

  • changed the way to store scratch buffer which is used to
    generate encrypted passwd
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-08 - use AIX APAR IV56842
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV58489
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV58489
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV58489
    7100-01 - use AIX APAR IV58608
    7100-02 - use AIX APAR IV58582
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV58456
    7100-04 - use AIX APAR IV58543
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV58489

  • Reported component name

    AIX 610 STD EDI

  • Reported component ID

    5765G6200

  • Reported release

    610

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2014-04-01

  • Closed date

    2014-04-01

  • Last modified date

    2016-05-10

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

    IV56842

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

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX 610 STD EDI

  • Fixed component ID

    5765G6200

Applicable component levels

  • R610 PSY U859288

       UP14/05/21 I 1000

PTF to Fileset Mapping



Document information

More support for: AIX Standard Edition

Software version: 610

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: IV58489

Modified date: 10 May 2016