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OA54257: THE AUTOMATIC USE OF SHARED ON A COPY COMMAND IS NOT APPROPRIATE AND CAN LEAD TO DUPLICATE UID/GID VALUES

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APAR status

  • Closed as unreproducible in next release.

Error description

  • The automatic use of SHARED on a COPY command is not
    appropriate and can lead to duplicate UID/GID values.
    

Local fix

  • Override the default values when copying a user or group.
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: Users of zSecure Admin for RACF exploiting   *
    *                 the 'COPY USER' action in interactive mode.  *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: Changed "COPY USER" functionality for   *
    *                      users with an OMVS segment data so that *
    *                      a user can select on how an UID is      *
    *                      determined.                             *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION: Apply the PTF provided and review the        *
    *                 documentation updates.                       *
    ****************************************************************
    The fix for this APAR updates the "COPY USER" interface of
    zSecure Admin so that the user is prompted to select how an
    UID is determined.
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

  • zSecure Admin for RACF has been changed so that the "COPY USER"
    interface provides a better way of controlling the copying of
    OMVS user segment data. Please note the documentation changes
    as provided by the APAR tracking comment data.
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    OA54257

  • Reported component name

    ZSEC BASE,ADMIN

  • Reported component ID

    5655T0100

  • Reported release

    230

  • Status

    CLOSED UR1

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2017-10-25

  • Closed date

    2017-10-26

  • Last modified date

    2017-11-02

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

    OA53589

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

    UA94111

Modules/Macros

  • C2R3UCH  C2R3UCI  C2R3UCJ  C2R3UCP  C2R3UCQ  C2RIMENU C2RP3UC1
    C2RP3UC@ C2RT3UC3 CKRM04   CKRP3U@Y
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    ZSEC BASE,ADMIN

  • Fixed component ID

    5655T0100

Applicable component levels

  • R230 PSY UA94111

       UP17/10/30 P F710

Fix is available

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Document Information

Modified date:
02 November 2017