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PI90068: WEBSPHERE APPLICATION SERVER V8.5.5.2 CRASHING AFTER SEVERAL MINUTES OF RUNNING AFTER INFOSPHERE DATASTAGE 11.5.0.2 RESTAR

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • There are a number of user with disabled accounts, ie passwd ?l
    <username>
    If such a user tries to login then WebSphere application server
    crashes.
    
    Details from advanced debug for example user., one unusual
    NULL value appeared against others log native_stdout.log
    entries.
    
    
    
    Time: [0x5a01ae97], Process: [25367], Thread: [0xef09b700]: >
    entering:
    [UnixRegistryImpl_checkPassword]
    
    Time: [0x5a01ae97], Process: [25367], Thread: [0xef09b700]:
    UnixRegistryImpl_checkPassword: entry: kmko04x, 7,
    xxxxxxxxxxxx, 11
    
    Time: [0x5a01ae97], Process: [25367], Thread: [0xef09b700]:
    NATV: epass
    is (null)
    
    Time: [0x5a01ae97], Process: [25367], Thread: [0xef09b700]:
    NATV:
    password is xxxxxxxxxxxx
    
    Time: [0x5a01ae97], Process: [25367], Thread: [0xef09b700]:
    NATV:
    password from its struct is
    !!xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
    xxx/
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server                                      *
    *                  on Redhat Linux 7                           *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: WebSphere crashes when a user with      *
    *                      disabled account logs in                *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    Starting with Redhat Linux 7, WebSphere's local OS registry
    access null object when a user with disabled account logs in.
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI90068

  • 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

    2017-11-09

  • Closed date

    2017-12-14

  • Last modified date

    2017-12-14

  • 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

  • R850 PSY

       UP

  • R900 PSY

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
19 October 2021