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IJ15627: AQL CASE AND IF STATEMENTS WITH 'AND' / 'OR' KEYWORDS FAIL WITH 'GENERAL FAILURE. PLEASE TRY AGAIN' NULLPOINTEREXCEPTION

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • It has been identified that Advanced Search (AQL) - CASE and IF
    statements with 'and' / 'or' keywords fail in 732.
    An error "General failure. Please try again.
    java.lang.NullPointerException:null" is generated and messages
    similar to the following might be visible in
    /var/log/qradar.error:
    [ariel_proxy.ariel_proxy_server] [ariel_client
    /127.0.0.1:50568] com.q1labs.ariel.ql.parser.Parser: [ERROR]
    [NOT:0000003000][127.0.0.1/- -] [-/-
    -]java.lang.NullPointerException:null
    Example of affected AQL searches:
    1.select * ,
    IF
    str(sourceip) like '127%'  or destinationip ='<ipaddress>'
    then 'x'
    else
    'y'
    from events
    2.select *, case
    when str(sourceip) like '127%' and str(sourceip) like '128%'
    then 'x'
    else 'y'
    END
    from events
    

Local fix

  • No workaround available.
    

Problem summary

  • This issue was fixed in QRadar QRM QVM release of 7.3.2 Patch 3.
    

Problem conclusion

  • This issue was fixed in QRadar QRM QVM release of 7.3.2 Patch 3.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IJ15627

  • Reported component name

    QRADAR SOFTWARE

  • Reported component ID

    5725QRDSW

  • Reported release

    732

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2019-04-22

  • Closed date

    2019-07-25

  • Last modified date

    2019-07-25

  • 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

    QRADAR SOFTWARE

  • Fixed component ID

    5725QRDSW

Applicable component levels

[{"Business Unit":{"code":"BU048","label":"IBM Software"}, "Product":{"code":"SSBQAC","label":"IBM Security QRadar SIEM"},"Component":"","ARM Category":[],"Platform":[{"code":"PF025","label":"Platform Independent"}],"Version":"732","Edition":""}]

Document Information

Modified date:
25 July 2019