IBM Support

OA56726: VERIFY PASSWORD PRODUCES INCORRECT RESULTS USING 64-BIT MODE WITH Z/OS V2R1

A fix is available

Subscribe

You can track all active APARs for this component.

 

APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Verify Password produces incorrect results using 64-bit mode
    with z/OS V2R1.
    All User IDs are flagged as having hashed passwords.
    

Local fix

  • Use SETUP OPTIONS (SE.0) to use 31-bit mode (Select program to
    run - 2. 2GB virtual storage limitation / zArchitecture version
     (CKR4Z) )
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: Users of zSecure Admin/Audit exploiting the  *
    *                 interactive option AU.V - Verify Password    *
    *                 and the 'VERIFY PASSWORD' CARLa statement in *
    *                 64-bit mode under z/OS V2R1.                 *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: zSecure Admin/Audit flags all user IDs  *
    *                      as having hashed passwords.             *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION: Apply the PTF provided.                      *
    ****************************************************************
    When zSecure Admin/Audit runs in 64-bit mode, the
    'VERIFY PASSWORD' function reports all user IDs as having hashed
    passwords.
    

Problem conclusion

  • zSecure Admin/Audit has been modified so the password
    verification audit function delivers proper results when the
    application is running in 64-bit mode.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    OA56726

  • Reported component name

    ZSEC BASE,ADMIN

  • Reported component ID

    5655T0100

  • Reported release

    230

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2019-01-02

  • Closed date

    2019-01-15

  • 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:

    UA98349 UA98350

Modules/Macros

  • CKGPWDC  CKRCKGF  GKRCKGF
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    ZSEC BASE,ADMIN

  • Fixed component ID

    5655T0100

Applicable component levels

  • R230 PSY UA98349

       UP19/01/16 P F901

  • R231 PSY UA98350

       UP19/01/16 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.

[{"Business Unit":{"code":"BU048","label":"IBM Software"}, "Product":{"code":"SSCE68R","label":"zSecure Admin"},"Component":"","ARM Category":[],"Platform":[{"code":"PF025","label":"Platform Independent"}],"Version":"230","Edition":""}]

Document Information

Modified date:
02 February 2019