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PH30522: FIX CODE TO NOT ALLOW A KEYSETGROUP REFERENCED BY THE DEFAULT LTPA AUTH MECHANISM TO BE DELETED.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The if LTPA auth mechanism does not reference a keySetGroup the
    LTPA keys will fail to be created.  The keySetGroup should  not
    allowed to be deleted if the auth mechanism is referencing it.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server                                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: Users are allowed to delete a           *
    *                      keySetGroup                             *
    *                      that was referenced by the LTPA auth    *
    *                      mechanism, causing the token to fail to *
    *                      create.                                 *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    Users are allowed to delete a keySetGroups referenced by the
    LTPA
    authentication mechanism.  If deleted this can cause the LTPA
    tokens to not get created.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Changed to code to error when a user attempts to delete a
    keySetGroup that is referenced by an authentication mechanism.
    
    The fix for this APAR is targeted for inclusion in fix pack
    8.5.5.19 and 9.0.5.7. 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

    PH30522

  • Reported component name

    WEBS APP SERV N

  • Reported component ID

    5724H8800

  • Reported release

    850

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2020-10-15

  • Closed date

    2020-10-28

  • Last modified date

    2020-10-28

  • 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":"LOB36","label":"IBM Automation"},"Business Unit":{"code":"BU053","label":"Cloud & Data Platform"},"Product":{"code":"SSEQTP","label":"WebSphere Application Server"},"Platform":[{"code":"PF025","label":"Platform Independent"}],"Version":"850"}]

Document Information

Modified date:
29 October 2020