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PI69815: NULL POINTER EXCEPTION WHEN PRINTING ERROR IN WSX509TRUSTMANAGER

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APAR status

  • Closed as Permanent restriction.

Error description

  • NPE when trying to print an error
    Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
     at
    com.ibm.ws.ssl.core.WSX509TrustManager.printClientHandshakeError
    (WSX509TrustManager.java:700)
     at
    com.ibm.ws.ssl.core.WSX509TrustManager.checkServerTrusted(WSX509
    TrustManager.java:639)
     at com.ibm.jsse2.wc.checkServerTrusted(wc.java:5)
     at com.ibm.jsse2.bb.a(bb.java:27)
     at com.ibm.jsse2.bb.a(bb.java:228)
     at com.ibm.jsse2.ab.t(ab.java:74)
     at com.ibm.jsse2.ab.a(ab.java:137)
     at com.ibm.jsse2.qc.a(qc.java:421)
     at com.ibm.jsse2.qc.h(qc.java:428)
     at com.ibm.jsse2.qc.a(qc.java:813)
     ... 66 more
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server                                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: NullPointerException is seen in         *
    *                      some cases when a client does not       *
    *                      trust a server.                         *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    Different messages are issued based in different scenarios.
    One scenario was not properly checking to see if the
    information needed for the message was null.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Fixed check on error conditions to make sure correct message is
    issued.
    The fix for this APAR is currently targeted for inclusion in
    fix pack 7.0.0.43, 8.0.0.13, 8.5.5.11 and 9.0.0.2.  Please
    refer to the Recommended Updates page for delivery
    information:
    http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=180&uid=swg27004980
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI69815

  • Reported component name

    WEBS APP SERV N

  • Reported component ID

    5724H8800

  • Reported release

    700

  • Status

    CLOSED PRS

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2016-09-28

  • Closed date

    2016-11-15

  • Last modified date

    2016-11-15

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  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

Applicable component levels



Document information

More support for: WebSphere Application Server
General

Software version: 7.0

Reference #: PI69815

Modified date: 15 November 2016