System Is Not Generating A Complex Bidder Temporary Password (Doc ID 2285791.1)

Last updated on JULY 12, 2017

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise SCM Strategic Sourcing - Version 9.2 to 9.2 [Release 9]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 9.2 version, Bidder Registration

Very easy to know the Bidder Temporary Password
When registering a new bidder system will generate a password that is like the bidder username, this is very easy to guess and it may cause a security issues, also system doesn't force the bidder to change the password after the first login.


The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Register as a new bidder.
2. System will generate password that is like the username.
3. login to system with this password.
4. System will not force user to change it.



Cause

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