z/OS Authorized Code scanner gives error when scanning IDMS SVC

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Article ID: 193674

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Products

CA IDMS

Issue/Introduction

After executing the "IBM z/OS Authorized Code Scanner",
the SVC scanning exec 'BPNKNSVC' for IDMS SVCs,
the following warning will be displayed for the IDMS SVCs
and the warning message indicates the SVC is undefined.
 
(e.g IDMS SVC  172 or 000000AC):

TEST DONE RC=00000004 RS=00000408     (potential vulnerability reason code)            
+-----------------------------------------------+
| Summary for SVC: 000000AC          UNDEFINED  |
+-----------------------------------------------+
| Testcase Templates Run:             00000000x |
| Test Iterations:                    00000000x |
+-----------------------------------------------+
| Overlay Count:                      00000000x |
| Potential Vulnerability Count:      00000000x |
+-----------------------------------------------+ 

Resolution

This is an expected result for the z/OS Authorized Code Scanner when scanning IDMS SVCs, because IDMS immediately rejects improper callers..