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PH11113: CANNOT MAP A J2EE ROLE NAMED 'ROLE' TO USERS AND GROUPS

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The issue is with a user using "role" as their role-name.
    
    You can see in the application.xml file below:
    
    ---
    <description>All Authenticated users role.</description>
    
    <role-name>role</role-name>
    ---
    

Local fix

  • N/A
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Servers 8.5.5 and later.                    *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: Installing or updating an application   *
    *                      with security role name "role" in the   *
    *                      deployment descriptor results in an     *
    *                      invalid role assignment in the          *
    *                      authorization table of the application  *
    *                      binding.                                *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    Installing or updating an application with security role name
    "role" in the deployment descriptor results in an invalid role
    assignment in the authorization table of the application
    binding.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The code has been modified to fix the role assignment when
    installing or updating an application.
    
    The fix for this APAR is currently targeted for inclusion in
    fix pack 8.5.5.16 and 9.0.5.1.  Please refer to the
    Recommended
    Updates
    page for delivery information:
    http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=180&uid=swg27004980
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PH11113

  • Reported component name

    WEBS APP SERV N

  • Reported component ID

    5724H8800

  • Reported release

    850

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2019-04-16

  • Closed date

    2019-05-31

  • Last modified date

    2019-05-31

  • 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



Document information

More support for: WebSphere Application Server
General

Software version: 850

Reference #: PH11113

Modified date: 31 May 2019