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IJ00684: KRB5 SETCHANNELBINDING() FAILS WITH NULL INITIATORADDRESS AND ACCEPTORADDRESS.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Error Message: JGSS throws a java.lang.NullPointerException in
    com.ibm.security.krb5.internal.HostAddress.<init>
    .
    Stack Trace: java.lang.reflect.InvocationTargetException
        at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native
    Method)
        at
    sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessor
    Impl.java:90)
        at
    sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethod
    AccessorImpl.java:55)
        at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:508)
        at
    org.codehaus.mojo.exec.ExecJavaMojo$1.run(ExecJavaMojo.java:297)
        at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:785)
    Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
        at com.ibm.security.krb5.internal.HostAddress.<init>(Unknown
    Source)
        at com.ibm.security.jgss.mech.krb5.Z.<init>(Unknown Source)
        at
    com.ibm.security.jgss.mech.krb5.g.setChannelBinding(Unknown
    Source)
        at
    com.ibm.security.jgss.GSSContextImpl.setChannelBinding(Unknown
    Source)
        at org.jboss.test.App.lambda$main$0(App.java:67)
        at org.jboss.test.App$$Lambda$1.00000000D007B2B0.run(Unknown
    Source)
        at
    java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(AccessController.jav
    a:686)
        at javax.security.auth.Subject.doAs(Subject.java:569)
        at org.jboss.test.App.main(App.java:58)
    .
    N/A
    

Local fix

  • N/A
    

Problem summary

  • The Krb5ChannelBinding(ChannelBinding) ctor is not allowing for
    NULL initiator and acceptor host addresses.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Updated the Krb5ChannelBinding(ChannelBinding) ctor to allow
    NULL initiator and acceptor host addresses.
    The associated RTC PR is 135339
    The associated Austin CMVC defect is 117715
    The associated Austin APAR is IJ00028
    JVMs affected : Java 8, 7, and 6
    The fix was delivered for: Java 8 SR5 FP5, Java 7 SR10 FP15,
    Java 727 SR4 FP15, Java 6 SR16 FP55, Java 626 SR8 FP55
    The affected jars:  ibmjgssprovider.jar
    The build level of this jar for the affected releases is
    "20171010"
    .
    This APAR will be fixed in the following Java Releases:
       8    SR5 FP5   (8.0.5.5)
       7    SR10 FP15 (7.0.10.15)
       6 R1 SR8 FP55  (6.1.8.55)
       6    SR16 FP55 (6.0.16.55)
       7 R1 SR4 FP15  (7.1.4.15)
    .
    Contact your IBM Product's Service Team for these Service
    Refreshes and Fix Packs.
    For those running stand-alone, information about the available
    Service Refreshes and Fix Packs can be found at:
               https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/java/jdk/
    

Temporary fix

  • N/A
    

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IJ00684

  • Reported component name

    SECURITY

  • Reported component ID

    620700125

  • Reported release

    270

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2017-10-11

  • Closed date

    2017-10-16

  • Last modified date

    2017-10-16

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

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

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    SECURITY

  • Fixed component ID

    620700125

Applicable component levels

  • R270 PSY

       UP

  • R260 PSY

       UP

  • R600 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: Runtimes for Java Technology
Security

Software version: 270

Reference #: IJ00684

Modified date: 16 October 2017