'Invalid request / Error while processing request' After Changing Password in OFSAA User Management

(Doc ID 2408299.1)

Last updated on JUNE 11, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications Infrastructure - Version 8.0.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications (OFSAA)

Symptoms

In Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications (OFSAA) 8.0.6, when trying to update a user's password in Identity Management > User Management, after entering the new password value and clicking on 'Save', the following error message appears:

Invalid request / Error while processing request

Additionally, the following error exists in the Tomcat web server catalinatest.2018-06-04.log:

04-Jun-2018 10:28:29.599 WARNING [http-nio-8080-exec-6] org.owasp.esapi.reference.JavaLogFactory$JavaLogger.log [SECURITY FAILURE Anonymous:null@unknown -> /DefaultName/IntrusionDetector] Invalid input: context=ValidationFramework, type(OFS_AAI_SMS_date_exp)=(0[0-9]|1[0-2])\/([0-2][0-9]|3[0-1])\/[0-9][0-9][0-9][0-9]( ([0-2][0-9]|2[0-4]):[0-5][0-9]:[0-5][0-9] [AP]?M)?, input=03-FEB-17
org.owasp.esapi.errors.ValidationException: ValidationFramework: Invalid input. Please conform to regex (0[0-9]|1[0-2])\/([0-2][0-9]|3[0-1])\/[0-9][0-9][0-9][0-9]( ([0-2][0-9]|2[0-4]):[0-5][0-9]:[0-5][0-9] [AP]?M)? with a maximum length of 9
       at org.owasp.esapi.reference.validation.StringValidationRule.checkWhitelist(StringValidationRule.java:144)
       at org.owasp.esapi.reference.validation.StringValidationRule.checkWhitelist(StringValidationRule.java:160)
       at org.owasp.esapi.reference.validation.StringValidationRule.getValid(StringValidationRule.java:284)
       at org.owasp.esapi.reference.DefaultValidator.getValidInput(DefaultValidator.java:214)
       at org.owasp.esapi.reference.DefaultValidator.getValidInput(DefaultValidator.java:185)
       at com.ofs.aai.common.security.OFSAASecurityValidator.validateInputESAPI(OFSAASecurityValidator.java:521)
       at com.ofs.aai.common.security.OFSAASecurityValidator.validateRequestObject(OFSAASecurityValidator.java:158)
       at com.iflex.fic.ficml.SMSServlet.doPost(SMSServlet.java:184)
       at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:648)
       at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:729)
       etc.

As a result of these errors, the user password is not changed.

Cause

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