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PH26573: THE DATABASE PASSWORD IS VISIBLE ON CONSOLE DURING UCD INSTALLATION AND MIGRATING DB FROM DERBY TO OTHER DATABASES.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When installing UCD or while migrating database from derby to
    any other database using migrate-database.sh script, database
    password is not masked and shown in plain text on the console.
    
    Steps to reproduce :
    A.UCD installation:
    A.1 Run the UCD install script and when prompted to  "Enter the
    database password", you will see the password in plain text on
    the console.
    
    B. Reproducing during database migrations
    B.1) Install UCD choosing derby as DB
    B.2) Follow the steps to migrate the database
    (https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SS4GSP_7.0.5/com.ib
    m.udeploy.install.doc/topics/migrate_database.html)
    When you run migrate-database.sh, you'll be prompted to provide
    the database password and you'll see it on the console when you
    type it.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * All end users on all supported browsers.                     *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * When installing UCD or while migrating database from derby   *
    * to                                                           *
    * any other database using migrate-database.sh script,         *
    * database                                                     *
    * password is not masked and shown in plain text on the        *
    * console.                                                     *
    *                                                              *
    * Steps to reproduce :                                         *
    * A.UCD installation:                                          *
    * A.1 Run the UCD install script and when prompted to  "Enter  *
    * the                                                          *
    * database password", you will see the password in plain text  *
    * on                                                           *
    * the console.                                                 *
    *                                                              *
    * B. Reproducing during database migrations                    *
    * B.1) Install UCD choosing derby as DB                        *
    * B.2) Follow the steps to migrate the database                *
    * (https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SS4GSP_7.0.5/co *
    * m.ib                                                         *
    * m.udeploy.install.doc/topics/migrate_database.html)          *
    * When you run migrate-database.sh, you'll be prompted to      *
    * provide                                                      *
    * the database password and you'll see it on the console when  *
    * you                                                          *
    * type it.                                                     *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Fixed in version 7.1.1.0                                     *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Fix is provided in IBM UrbanCode Deploy 7.1.1.0
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PH26573

  • Reported component name

    UC DEPLOY

  • Reported component ID

    5725M5400

  • Reported release

    705

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2020-06-18

  • Closed date

    2020-10-15

  • Last modified date

    2020-10-15

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

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

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    UC DEPLOY

  • Fixed component ID

    5725M5400

Applicable component levels

[{"Line of Business":{"code":"LOB10","label":"Data and AI"},"Business Unit":{"code":"BU029","label":"Software"},"Product":{"code":"SS4GSP","label":"IBM UrbanCode Deploy"},"Platform":[{"code":"PF025","label":"Platform Independent"}],"Version":"705"}]

Document Information

Modified date:
16 October 2020