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PH24252: IN THE TASK FOCUSED UI, SYSTEM DISPLAYS THE PARENT ENTITIES TO WHICH THE USER DOES NOT HAVE ACCESS

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APAR status

  • OPEN

Error description

  • In the Task Focused UI, when associating an Entity to an Object,
    the Entity selection shows the parent Entities to which the user
    does not have access to whereas Standard UI does not display
    those entities. System does throw a permission denied error
    message when selecting the parent Entity to which the user does
    not have access.
    
    
    Workaround:
    
    none
    
    
    
    Prerequisites:
    
    Create Entity hierarchy:
    
    1.     Login to OP UI using Administrator
    2.     Click on the user icon and select Switch to Standard UI
    3.     Click on Add New button on the top right and select
    Business Entity.
    4.     Enter a name BE1 and enter all mandatory fields and click
    Save.
    5.     Click on Add New button again and select Business Entity.
    6.     In the Parents tab, select BE1 as the parent.
    7.     Enter name as BE2 and all other mandatory fields and
    click Save.
    8.     Repeat steps 5-7 to create another Entity BE3 with parent
    as BE2.
    
    
    Create a test user:
    ? Switch to the standard UI
    ? Go to Administration->Users
    ? Create a new user
    ? Enter a name, password, etc.
    ? Grant the user the OpenPages Modules Master profile
    ? Leave everything else as defaults
    ? Save the new user
    ? Give the role Modules Master ? all permissions at the Entity ?
    BE3
    
    
    Steps to Reproduce:
    
    1.     Open any supported browser and log into OpenPages Task
    Focused UI as the test user.
    2.     Click on the left side menu ? Remediation > Issues
    3.     Click on the Add New button
    4.     Scroll down the page to Business Entity section and click
    on Select Impacted Business Entity. System displays BE1 and BE2
    as well to select.
    
    5.     Click on cancel.
    6.     Click on the User icon on the top right of the page and
    select Switch to Standard UI.
    7.     Click on Add New button and select Issue
    8.     In the parents tab, search for BE1. System does not
    display BE1.
    
    
    Expected Results:
    
            System should not display the parent Entities that the
    user does not have access to like in the Standard UI.
    
    Actual Results:
    
            System displays the parent Entities that the user does
    not have access to unlike the Standard UI.
    
    Error Message:
    
            System throws permission denied error message when
    selecting the parent Entity to which the user does not have
    access to.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PH24252

  • Reported component name

    OPENPAGES GRC

  • Reported component ID

    5725D5100

  • Reported release

    810

  • Status

    OPEN

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2020-04-09

  • Closed date

  • Last modified date

    2020-04-14

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

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

Fix information

Applicable component levels

[{"Business Unit":{"code":"BU059","label":"IBM Software w\/o TPS"},"Product":{"code":"SSFUEU","label":"IBM OpenPages with Watson"},"Platform":[{"code":"PF025","label":"Platform Independent"}],"Line of Business":{"code":"LOB10","label":"Data and AI"}}]

Document Information

Modified date:
15 April 2020