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PH28097: J_SECURITY_CHECK ALLOWS GET REQUESTS

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Users can log into the console using a GET request for
    j_security_check
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server                                      *
    *                  logging into the console using              *
    *                  j_security_check                            *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: Users can log into the console using a  *
    *                      GET request for j_security_check        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    Users can log into the console using a GET request for
    j_security_check
    

Problem conclusion

  • Default settings in the console will prevent users from logging
    into the console by using a GET request for j_security_check.
    
    The fix for this APAR is targeted for inclusion in fix pack
    8.5.5.19 and 9.0.5.6. For more information, see 'Recommended
    Updates for WebSphere Application Server':
    https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/715553
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PH28097

  • Reported component name

    WEBS APP SERV N

  • Reported component ID

    5724H8800

  • Reported release

    900

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2020-08-03

  • Closed date

    2020-09-30

  • Last modified date

    2020-09-30

  • 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

    WEBS APP SERV N

  • Fixed component ID

    5724H8800

Applicable component levels

[{"Line of Business":{"code":"LOB10","label":"Data and AI"},"Business Unit":{"code":"BU029","label":"Software"},"Product":{"code":"SSEQTP","label":"WebSphere Application Server"},"Platform":[{"code":"PF025","label":"Platform Independent"}],"Version":"900"}]

Document Information

Modified date:
01 October 2020