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IZ38819: SECURITY: VISIBILITY OF PASSWORDS IN SET ENCRYPTION PASSWORD STATEMENT

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APAR status

  • Closed as fixed if next.

Error description

  • The password parameter of SET ENCRYPTION PASSWORD can be made
    visible by users with SYSADM, SYSCTRL, SYSMAINT or SYSMON
    authority
    

Local fix

  • NA
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * All DB2 systems on all Linux, Unix and Windows platforms at  *
    * service levels from Version 9.5 GA through to Version 9.5    *
    * Fix Pack 4                                                   *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See Error Description                                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Upgrade to DB2 Version 9.5 Fix Pack 5 or see "Local Fix"     *
    * portion for other suggestions                                *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • The complete fix for this problem first appears in DB2 Version
    9.5 Fix Pack 5 and all the subsequent Fix Packs
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IZ38819

  • Reported component name

    DB2 UDB ESE AIX

  • Reported component ID

    5765F4100

  • Reported release

    950

  • Status

    CLOSED FIN

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2008-11-27

  • Closed date

    2009-12-15

  • Last modified date

    2009-12-16

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

    IZ38818

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

    IZ65708

Fix information

Applicable component levels

  • R950 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows

Software version: 950

Reference #: IZ38819

Modified date: 16 December 2009