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OA56658: VERIFY PASSWORD DOES NOT SUPPORT DICTIONARY PASSPHRASES WITH EMBEDDED BLANKS.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Verify password does not support dictionary passphrases with
    embedded blanks.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: Users of zSecure Admin/Audit exploiting the  *
    *                 password verification function (interactive  *
    *                 option AU.V - Password, or 'VERIFY PASSWORD' *
    *                 CARLa statement).                            *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: zSecure Admin/Audit does not take into  *
    *                      consideration password phrases with     *
    *                      embedded blanks provided in the         *
    *                      password dictionary data set.           *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION: Apply the PTF provided.                      *
    ****************************************************************
    When password phrases with embedded blanks are specified in the
    password dictionary data set, zSecure password verification
    function does not take those into consideration.
    

Problem conclusion

  • zSecure Admin/Audit has been modified so that the password
    phrases with embedded blanks from the dictionary data set are
    considered for processing.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    OA56658

  • Reported component name

    ZSEC BASE,ADMIN

  • Reported component ID

    5655T0100

  • Reported release

    231

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2018-12-10

  • Closed date

    2019-01-11

  • Last modified date

    2019-02-02

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

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

    UA98321

Modules/Macros

  • CKAVPKDF
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    ZSEC BASE,ADMIN

  • Fixed component ID

    5655T0100

Applicable component levels

  • R231 PSY UA98321

       UP19/01/12 P F901

Fix is available

  • Select the PTF appropriate for your component level. You will be required to sign in. Distribution on physical media is not available in all countries.

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Document Information

Modified date:
02 February 2019