Single Logon access to AE with any user and no password

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Article ID: 87624

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Products

CA Automic Workload Automation - Automation Engine AUTOMIC WORKLOAD AUTOMATION

Issue/Introduction

Error Message :
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From the Java UserInterface (UI), if single logon is enabled as the authorization method for the Automation Engine, there is a possibility to bypass the security mechanism.

This allows a user that is not the same as the operating system user to logon without the need to enter the password.

 

Cause

Cause type:
Defect
Root Cause: After starting the UI with -S (single logon), access to any client/user was possible without password.

Environment

Release: AUTWAB99000-11.0-Automic Workload Automation-Base Edition
Component:

Resolution

This field was added on 30/03/2017. This article has not been updated yet. Refer to the "Description" or "Workaround" sections for solution information.

Fix Status: Released

Fix Version(s):
Component: UserInterface Java

Automation Engine 12.0.0 – Available
Automation Engine 11.2.3 – Available
Automation Engine 11.1.5 - Available

Additional Information

Workaround :
Turn off Single Logon.