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[AWA] Encrypted values and passwords are shown in the request report of REST jobs

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Article ID: 199105

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Products

CA Automic Workload Automation - Automation Engine CA Automic Workload Automation - Automation Engine

Issue/Introduction

Webservice REST Job: encrypted password in HTTP request headers will be printed as plain text in Job's report

Example:


Encrypted password was generated using the steps instructed in Using "Encrypted Values in Request XML" section of the following documentation:
https://docs.automic.com/documentation/webhelp/english/AA/12.3/RA_WEB_SERVICE_REST/latest/Agent%20Guide/help_en.htm#RA/WS/LC/Defining_Requests_for_REST_Jobs.htm%3FTocPath%3DWorking%2520with%2520the%2520RA%2520Web%2520Service%2520REST%2520Agent%7CCreating%2520RA%2520Web%2520Service%2520REST%2520Agent%2520Jobs%7C_____1

Cause

Defect

This is a bug appearing from Webservice.REST 4.4.2, previously encrypted values will be displayed as ???? in job reports.

Environment

Release : 4.4.2 and superior

Component : RA WEB SERVICE REST Solution

Resolution

Solution:
Update to a fix version listed below or a newer version if available.

Fix version:
Component(s): RA.Web.Service.REST

RA.Web.Service.REST 4.5.3  - Released in November 2020

Example of the Report after the correction:

2020-08-25 10:54:56 Request headers:[[pass, ???]]

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