I just read the specific information on the objects that fail. It took me a couple of reads to be sure I got it right, considering the brouhaha, but here it is:

"Thus a program lacks sufficient creation data for conversion only if the program or at least one of its modules was created for OS/400® V4R5 or an earlier release AND creation data was explicitly removed."

Since you can only create for CURRLS-2, that means the only objects that conceivably cannot be converted are ones that were created on a V5R2 machine for V4R5, and have never since been recompiled.

I gotta say, those are some pretty old programs. V5R2 has been out of support since last April. One would hope that most vendors have at least recompiled their systems once on a supported machine in the last year.

Yes, I understand legacy machines and orphaned systems. But many of those machines haven't been upgraded to current releases and so are unlikely to upgrade to V6R1 anyway.

So unless I read this wrong, you have no vulnerability unless you have legacy programs with no source that haven't been compiled for a.loooong time while at the same time you've been upgrading your operating system from release to release.


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