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OA60123: WHEN A USER ID HAS 3 CHARACTERS, ALERT 1123 DOES NOT PARSE THE WTO MESSAGE PROPERLY AND PROVIDES INCORRECT INFORMATION

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When a IRR421I message has a user ID of 3 characters in the WTO
    message, it is not parsed correctly and an incorrect Program and
    job name are displayed as output.
    

Local fix

  • N/A
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: Users of zSecure Alert exploiting            *
    *                 predefined alert ID 1123.                    *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: zSecure Alert might generate the        *
    *                      predefined alert 1123 (Privilege        *
    *                      escalation detected) with incorrect     *
    *                      information.                            *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION: Apply the PTF provided.                      *
    ****************************************************************
    Alert 1123 displays incorrect information in its 'Job name'
    and 'Program' fields when triggered by 3- or less characters
    User ID.
    

Problem conclusion

  • zSecure Alert has been modified so that the predefined alert
    1123 provides correct information.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    OA60123

  • Reported component name

    ALERTBASE,RACF,

  • Reported component ID

    5655T1100

  • Reported release

    240

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2020-08-27

  • Closed date

    2020-09-03

  • Last modified date

    2020-10-01

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

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

    UJ03832

Modules/Macros

  • C2PS1123
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    ZSEC BASE,ADMIN

  • Fixed component ID

    5655T0100

Applicable component levels

  • R240 PSY UJ03832

       UP20/09/05 P F009

Fix is available

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Document Information

Modified date:
02 October 2020