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IT00286: WMQ MANAGED FILE TRANSFER V7.5: ADD SUPPORT FOR SHA-2 CIPHERS FOR FTPS PROTOCOL BRIDGE AGENT CONNECTIONS

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APAR status

  • Closed as new function.

Error description

  • New function added to the WebSphere MQ Managed File Transfer
    FTPS Protocol Bridge Agent component to support the following
    SHA-2 ciphers:
    
    SSL_RSA_WITH_NULL_SHA256
    SSL_RSA_WITH_AES_128_CBC_SHA256
    SSL_RSA_WITH_AES_256_CBC_SHA256
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    USERS AFFECTED:
    This APAR affects users of the the WebSphere MQ Managed File
    Transfer v7.5 Protocol Bridge Agent who wish to use SHA-2
    CipherSuites to secure FTPS connections.
    
    
    Platforms affected:
    MultiPlatform
    
    ****************************************************************
    PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    .
    

Problem conclusion

  • After applying this APAR, the following SHA-2 CipherSuites can
    be configured and used by the Protocol Bridge Agent to establish
    FTPS connections:
    
    SSL_RSA_WITH_NULL_SHA256
    SSL_RSA_WITH_AES_128_CBC_SHA256
    SSL_RSA_WITH_AES_256_CBC_SHA256
    
    Other protocols supported by the Protocol Bridge Agent are
    unaffected by this change.
    
    ---------------------------------------------------------------
    The fix is targeted for delivery in the following PTFs:
    
    Version    Maintenance Level
    v7.5       7.5.0.5
    
    The latest available FTE maintenance can be obtained from
    'Fix List for WebSphere MQ File Transfer Edition 7.0'
    http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27015313
    
    The latest available MQ maintenance can be obtained from
    'WebSphere MQ Recommended Fixes'
    http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=171&uid=swg27006037
    
    If the maintenance level is not yet available information on
    its planned availability can be found in 'WebSphere MQ
    Planned Maintenance Release Dates'
    http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=171&uid=swg27006309
    ---------------------------------------------------------------
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT00286

  • Reported component name

    WMQ FTE

  • Reported component ID

    5724H7242

  • Reported release

    750

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    YesHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2014-03-13

  • Closed date

    2014-10-24

  • Last modified date

    2014-10-24

  • 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

    WMQ FTE

  • Fixed component ID

    5724H7242

Applicable component levels

  • R750 PSY

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Document Information

Modified date:
24 October 2014