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PI96118: ALLOW ADDITIONAL CHARACTERS AS SEPARATORSIN COMPOUND IN-BAND CREDENTIALS.

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APAR status

  • Closed as new function.

Error description

  • In order to avoid issues with applicationsthat also attach
    semantic value to thecurrently allowed separator characters
    the range of separator characters has been expaned to
    include the following characters:
    .
    Character name  character  Hexadecimal
    Plus sign           +         4e
    Less than sign      <         4c
    Equal sign          =         7e
    Greater than sign   >         6e
    Ampersand           &         50
    Straight line
     Quotation mark     '         7d
    Left Parenthesis    (         4d
    Right Parenthesis   )         5d
    Comma               ,         6b
    Underscore          _         6d
    Hyphen              -         60
    Period              .         4b
    Slash right         /         61
    Colon               :         7a
    Semi Colon          ;         5e
    Question Mark       ?         6f
    Percent             %         6c
    Asterisk            *         7f
    Double Quotation
      mark              "         5c
    Vertical Bar        ¦         4f
    .
    Note that all encodings shown are for code page 1047.
    .
    FIXCAT
    MFA/K
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: All users                                    *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: Introduce additional separator          *
    *                      characters for compound in-band         *
    *                      authentication.                         *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI96118

  • 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

    2018-04-03

  • Closed date

    2018-05-18

  • Last modified date

    2018-06-04

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

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

Modules/Macros

  • AZFCERT1 AZFH110  AZFH111  AZFHRADP AZFHSFNP AZFHSIDP AZFHSIDR
    AZFHTOTP AZFISPF  AZFM11   AZFMFINT AZFMSM85 AZFMSM90 AZFPASS1
    AZFPRADP AZFPSFNP AZFPSIDP AZFPSIDR AZFPTKT1 AZFPTOTP AZFRADP1
    AZFSFNP1 AZFSIDP1 AZFSIDR1 AZFSTCMN AZFSTCWS AZFTOTP1
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    MULTI-FACTOR AU

  • Fixed component ID

    565516201

Applicable component levels

  • R130 PSY UI55936

       UP18/05/22 P F805

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Document information

More support for: z/OS family

Software version: 130

Reference #: PI96118

Modified date: 04 June 2018