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PH35899: java.security.UnrecoverableKeyException after upgrading to WebSphere v8.5.5.19

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • PASSWORD GETS OBFUSCATED CAUSING AUTHENTICATION ISSUE.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server using datasources custom             *
    *                  properties.                                 *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: Datasource custom properties that       *
    *                      contain password as part of the         *
    *                      name of the property may stop working   *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    Custom properties that contain password as part of the name
    may have its value replacd with ***** causing an
    authentication error with wrong password being used.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The custom properties that contain password as part of the
    name are obfuscated for trace and ffdc and not for the actual
    value required for the connection.
    
    The fix for this APAR is targeted for inclusion in fix pack
    8.5.5.20 and 9.0.5.8. 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

    PH35899

  • 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

    2021-03-31

  • Closed date

    2021-06-15

  • Last modified date

    2021-06-15

  • 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

    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":"850"}]

Document Information

Modified date:
16 June 2021