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IT25642: PASSWORD IS STORED IN RAM MEMORY IN CLEAR TEXT

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Password is stored in RAM memory in clear text.
    The request on the login page containing the username and
    password of the user is also stored in the browser's memory
    can be read with the use of memory reading tools.
    
    So, if a user left the browser window open after logout, an
    adversary can steal the password from the memory.
    

Local fix

  • RTC - 544994
    

Problem summary

  • Users Affected:
    All
    
    Problem Description:
    Password is stored in clear text in the memory.
    
    Plaforms Affected:
    All
    

Problem conclusion

  • Resolution Summary:
    
    A code fix is provided.
    
    Delivered In:
    5020603_6
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT25642

  • Reported component name

    STR B2B INTEGRA

  • Reported component ID

    5725D0600

  • Reported release

    526

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2018-07-11

  • Closed date

    2018-07-15

  • Last modified date

    2018-07-16

  • 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

    STR B2B INTEGRA

  • Fixed component ID

    5725D0600

Applicable component levels

[{"Business Unit":{"code":"BU059","label":"IBM Software w\/o TPS"},"Product":{"code":"SS3JSW","label":"IBM Sterling B2B Integrator"},"Component":"","ARM Category":[],"Platform":[{"code":"PF025","label":"Platform Independent"}],"Version":"5.2.6","Edition":"","Line of Business":{"code":"LOB02","label":"AI Applications"}}]

Document Information

Modified date:
16 July 2018