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Service Account Stores Credentials in Plaintext file When Created from JDeveloper (Doc ID 2354903.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 22, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Service Bus - Version 12.2.1.0.0 to 12.2.1.3.0
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 12.2.1.1.0 version, OSB Security

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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During design time while creating a Service bus project in Jdeveloper with Service Accounts (static), it is storing credentials in plain text in a file

While creating service account following the documentation below, the credentials are saved in a *.sa file as plain text.
http://docs.oracle.com/middleware/1221/osb/develop/GUID-1E8A7575-61F6-48A7-9760-A0673D2CA767.htm#OSBDV2012  



EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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The credentials to be stored encrypted.

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Create a service account in Jdeveloper in a service bus project
2. *.sa file is generated and you will not able to read the password in Jdeveloper (will be dots as expected).
3. Check for the file in the file system, open the file in a text pad to see the username and password stored in plain text. (for example: /refresh/home/jdeveloper/mywork/ServiceAccountPlanTextPwdApp/ServiceAccountPlainTextPrj/*.sa)


Cause

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