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IV32857: ACCEPTS PASSWORDS OVER 8 DIGITS WHEN .INI SETS MAX LENGTH TO 9

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • UM accepting?passwords?over?8?digits?when?.ini?sets?max?length
    to 9.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    USERS AFFECTED:
    All UM users
    
    Platforms affected:
    AIX
    
    ****************************************************************
    PROBLEM SUMMARY:
    Passwords longer than the MAX_PASSWORD_LENGTH defined in
    /usr/lpp/dirTalk/include/CA_access_db.h digits could be
    processed.
    

Problem conclusion

  • By changing libmcpass to reject passwords longer than
    MAX_PASSWORD_LENGTH defined in
    /usr/lpp/dirTalk/include/CA_access_db.h
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV32857

  • Reported component name

    UM FOR WVR FOR

  • Reported component ID

    5724I0705

  • Reported release

    420

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2012-12-03

  • Closed date

    2013-01-18

  • Last modified date

    2013-02-21

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

    U857938

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    UM FOR WVR FOR

  • Fixed component ID

    5724I0705

Applicable component levels

  • R420 PSY U857938

       UP13/02/21 I 1000

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Modified date:
23 September 2020