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Status Under review
Workspace IBM i
Categories Security
Created by Guest
Created on Nov 29, 2022

New DCM in SSL still need non-SSL ports

When configuring the new DCM in SSL mode, port 2007 is assigned to the application server and it is possible then to connect using the URL: https://hostname:2007/dcm

BUT, it the background, port 8470 (non-SSL) is still required to complete SIGNON.
For our customer, this port is restricited, as most non-SSL ports, thus preventing DCM to accept SIGNON. We had the same experience when the new Navigator arrived: when configured in SSL it was still requesting the non-ssl Signon port 8470. This had been fixed by developers.

Since the Heritage DCM is now vulnerable, could you please fix the SSL issue with the new DCM ASAP.

All this has been confirmed in CASE TS011384682.

Thank you

Idea priority Urgent
  • Guest
    Jan 23, 2023
    IBM has received your Idea and is evaluating it. IBM will provide a response after evaluation is complete.

    IBM Power Systems Development
  • Guest
    Nov 30, 2022

    I just want to comment that PTFs for heritage DCM were recently released that resolve the vulnerabilities that were identified. The PTF numbers are listed in the published security bulletin.
    Security Bulletin: Digital Certificate Manager for IBM i is vulnerable to cross-site scripting (CVE-2022-34358)