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IT31857: LDAP AUTHENTICATION PROBLEM WITH IBM STERLING FILE GATEWAY

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • SFG is passing on wrong or no password to LDAP authentication
    as a result of a security fix.
    

Local fix

  • B2BISFG-51249
    

Problem summary

  • Users Affected:
    All
    
    
    Problem Description:
    
    External users of IBM Sterling B2B Integrator not able to login
    into the application.
    
    Showing below error in the logs:
    ] ERROR LDAPAuthentication ......bind as user NAMING EXCEPTION:
    [] ERROR [1577091579765] [LDAP: error code 49 - 80090308:
    LdapErr: DSID-0C09042A, comment: AcceptSecurityContext error,
    data 52e, v3839 ]
     [] ERRORDTL
    [1577091579765]javax.naming.AuthenticationException: [LDAP:
    error code 49 - 80090308: LdapErr: DSID-0C09042A, comment:
    AcceptSecurityContext error, data 52e, v3839 ]
    
    Platforms Affected:
    All
    

Problem conclusion

  •  Resolution Summary:
     A code fix is provided.
    External users are validated using LDAP authentication.
    The password validation logic was fixed to validated against a
    correctly decoded password.
    
    Delivered in:
    5020603_14
    5020604_4
    5020605_2
    6000302
    6000202
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT31857

  • 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

    2020-02-13

  • Closed date

    2020-03-13

  • Last modified date

    2020-09-02

  • 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"},"Platform":[{"code":"PF025","label":"Platform Independent"}],"Version":"5.2.6","Line of Business":{"code":"LOB02","label":"AI Applications"}}]

Document Information

Modified date:
03 September 2020