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PI93341: PROBLEM WITH ENFORCING STRONG AUTHENTICATION WITH CERTIFICATE

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • If the user is an Express Logon Facility User and has both
    PWFALLBACK(YES)and MFAFIRST specified as 'Y' then in
    circumstances where ELF is unable to obtain a Cache Token
    Credential and generates a PassTicket, then the PassTicket
    will be evaluated by RACF successfully.
    MFA has been modified to ensure that RACF is inhibited from
    successfully evaluating the PassTicket in this scenario.
    *FIXCAT*
    MFA/K
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: All Users.                                   *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: Correct a situation where a PassTicket  *
    *                      is successfully evaluated when MFAFIRST *
    *                      is specified as 'Y' and the user has    *
    *                      PWFALLBACK(YES) and the user has not    *
    *                      successfully authenticated with MFA.    *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI93341

  • Reported component name

    MULTI-FACTOR AU

  • Reported component ID

    565516201

  • Reported release

    130

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2018-02-05

  • Closed date

    2018-04-02

  • Last modified date

    2018-05-01

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

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

    UI54917 UI54918

Modules/Macros

  • AZFMSM85 AZFMSM90 AZFPTKT1 AZFSIDP1 AZFSTCMN
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    MULTI-FACTOR AU

  • Fixed component ID

    565516201

Applicable component levels

  • R120 PSY UI54917

       UP18/04/06 P F804

  • R130 PSY UI54918

       UP18/04/06 P F804

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Document information

More support for: z/OS family

Software version: 130

Reference #: PI93341

Modified date: 01 May 2018