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OA57627: ERROR IN B8RPARM SPECIFICATION CAN LEAD TO LOOP INVOKING B8RACF.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Error in B8RPARM specification can lead to loop invoking B8RACF.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: All users of zSecure RACF Offline component. *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: zSecure RACF Offline enters an infinite *
    *                      loop in cases where the B8RPARM         *
    *                      allocation refers a non-existing PDS(E) *
    *                      member.                                 *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION: Apply the PTF provided.                      *
    ****************************************************************
    When the B8RPARAM data set allocation is referring a
    non-existing PDS(E) member, zSecure RACF Offline enters an
    infinite loop.
    

Problem conclusion

  • zSecure RACF Offline has been modifies so that a B8RPARAM data
    set allocation referring a non-existing PDS(E) member does not
    cause an infinite loop.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    OA57627

  • 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

    2019-05-23

  • Closed date

    2019-06-04

  • Last modified date

    2019-07-01

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

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

    UA99535 UA99538

Modules/Macros

  • B8RCLNM
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    ZSEC BASE,ADMIN

  • Fixed component ID

    5655T0100

Applicable component levels

  • R23F PSY UA99535

       UP19/06/06 P F906

  • R23G PSY UA99538

       UP19/06/06 P F906

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Document Information

Modified date:
01 July 2019