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PM84416: DOORS when connected to RDS lets users login with '*' (wild char) in the username instead of the actual username

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • This issue was already raised as a defect against RDS. The issue
    has been fixed in RDS 5.2.1 via APAR PM75122. We have received
    an update in the APAR PM75122 (Currently closed) that the
    library files of RDS 5.2.1 will be used in DOORS 9.5.1 which is
    yet to be released. Hence raising this APAR against DOORS.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

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    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
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    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
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    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
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    When '*' is used with username of DOORS user in Login dialog
    of DOORS then user is allowed to login.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The code has been changed so that this issue no longer
    occurs.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM84416

  • Reported component name

    TLOGIC DOORS

  • Reported component ID

    5724V61DR

  • Reported release

    930

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-03-08

  • Closed date

    2014-03-03

  • Last modified date

    2014-03-03

  • 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

    TLOGIC DOORS

  • Fixed component ID

    5724V61DR

Applicable component levels

  • R930 PSN

       UP



Document information

More support for: Rational DOORS

Software version: 9.3

Reference #: PM84416

Modified date: 03 March 2014