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IV19222: JAVA.IO.IOEXCEPTION: POINT DOES NOT MATCH FIELD SIZE

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Error Message: The user was witnessing the following exception
    while working with Elliptic Cruve keys:
    java.io.IOException: Point does not match field size
     at
    com.ibm.security.ec.ECParameters.decodePoint(ECParameters.java:1
    97)
     at com.ibm.jsse2.lb.a(lb.java:63)
     at com.ibm.jsse2.v$k_.<init>(v$k_.java:62)
     at com.ibm.jsse2.bb.a(bb.java:337)
     at com.ibm.jsse2.ab.r(ab.java:409)
     at com.ibm.jsse2.ab.a(ab.java:429)
     at com.ibm.jsse2.qc.a(qc.java:829)
     at com.ibm.jsse2.qc.h(qc.java:560)
     at com.ibm.jsse2.qc.a(qc.java:398)
     at com.ibm.jsse2.h.write(h.java:33)
     at com.ibm.jsse2.h.write(h.java:32)
     at java.io.DataOutputStream.writeInt(DataOutputStream.java:197)
     at svt.TestJCE.handleClientRequest(TestJCE.java:371)
     at svt.SvtServerThread.run(SvtServerThread.java:94)
    .
    Stack Trace: N/A
    .
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • The user was witnessing the following exception while working
    with Elliptic Cruve keys:
    java.io.IOException: Point does not match field size
     at
    com.ibm.security.ec.ECParameters.decodePoint(ECParameters.java:1
    97)
     at com.ibm.jsse2.lb.a(lb.java:63)
     at com.ibm.jsse2.v$k_.<init>(v$k_.java:62)
     at com.ibm.jsse2.bb.a(bb.java:337)
     at com.ibm.jsse2.ab.r(ab.java:409)
     at com.ibm.jsse2.ab.a(ab.java:429)
     at com.ibm.jsse2.qc.a(qc.java:829)
     at com.ibm.jsse2.qc.h(qc.java:560)
     at com.ibm.jsse2.qc.a(qc.java:398)
     at com.ibm.jsse2.h.write(h.java:33)
     at com.ibm.jsse2.h.write(h.java:32)
     at java.io.DataOutputStream.writeInt(DataOutputStream.java:197)
     at svt.TestJCE.handleClientRequest(TestJCE.java:371)
     at svt.SvtServerThread.run(SvtServerThread.java:94
    

Problem conclusion

  • This defect will be fixed in:
    7.0.0 SR1
    6.0.0 SR11
    5.0.0 SR14
    .
    The Java ECParameters class contained an error within its
    ECPoint decode parsing logic, which has now been repaired.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV19222

  • Reported component name

    SECURITY

  • Reported component ID

    620700125

  • Reported release

    260

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2012-04-09

  • Closed date

    2012-04-09

  • Last modified date

    2012-04-09

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

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

    IV19223

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    SECURITY

  • Fixed component ID

    620700125

Applicable component levels

  • R260 PSY

       UP

  • R600 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: Runtimes for Java Technology
Security

Software version: 260

Reference #: IV19222

Modified date: 09 April 2012