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PI75684: USER AND GROUP DNS CONTAIN EXTRA ESCAPED SPACES FOR RDNS WITH MULTIPLE TRAILING SPACES

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • User and group DNs contain extra escaped spaces when the DN
    contains a RDN that has multiple trailing spaces
    

Local fix

  • N/A
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  IBM WebSphere Application Server users of   *
    *                  federated repositories                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: InvalidNameExceptions occur when        *
    *                      distinguished names contain RDNs with   *
    *                      multiple trailing spaces                *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    The logs or FFDC will contain InvalidNameExceptions for
    distinguished names contain RDNs with multiple trailing spaces.
    CWWIM4520E  The 'javax.naming.InvalidNameException:
    CN=someuser\
    \ \ \ \ \ \ ,O=ibm,C=us: [LDAP: error code 34
    - 0000208F: LdapErr: DSID-0C09076F, comment: Error processing
    name, data 0, v2580 ]; Remaining name: 'CN=someuser\ \ \ \ \ \
    \
    ,O=ibm,C=us'; Resolved object:
    'com.sun.jndi.ldap.LdapCtx@636dc5d7'' naming exception occurred
    during processing.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Handling for distinguished names with RDNs containing multiple
    trailing spaces was improved.
    
    The fix for this APAR is currently targeted for inclusion in
    fix packs 8.0.0.14, 8.5.5.12 and 9.0.0.5.  Please refer to the
    Recommended Updates page for delivery information:
    http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=180&uid=swg27004980
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI75684

  • 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

    2017-01-30

  • Closed date

    2017-06-05

  • Last modified date

    2017-06-05

  • 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

  • R800 PSY

       UP

  • R850 PSY

       UP

  • R900 PSY

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
19 October 2021