EGL9.2: Approver Can Access Journal Approval Page When They Do Not Have Required Chartfield Security To Access The Journal (Doc ID 1584811.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 14, 2016

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise FIN General Ledger - Version 9.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
****Checked for Relevance on 23-JUN-2016****

Symptoms

On : 9.2 version, Chartfields

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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Chartfield Security is not working on Journal Approval Page in 9.2

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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Expect chartfield security enforce access validation on GL Journal Approval page and deny ad hoc user's access who does not have chartfield security access to the journal.

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Set up chartfield security
2. Assigned chartfield security role to an approver
3. Created a journal and submitted for approval
4. The submitter added an ad hoc approver who did not have chartfield security access to the journal
5. logged in as the approver who does not have access and they can see the entire journal approval page including all of the journal lines.

 

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users can approve journal that they do not have authorization to even access it.

Cause

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