WFAPPROVAL_STATUS Field Can Be Manually Put Form 'REQUIRED' To 'WFAPPROVED' So Being Approved Witho (Doc ID 1925252.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Payables - Version 12.1.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On Applications 12.1.3
Find that field WF approval status (WFAPPROVAL_STATUS), the user can change the value

-- Expected Behaviour
It should be a display field protected against update

 -- Steps
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps.
1. Create a new invoice
2. Change the standard "REQUIRED" value for "WFAPPROVED" field to MANUALLY APPROVED, and save

-- Business Impact
The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users can approve a invoice without the managers approval.

Cause

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