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IV51331: UNEXPECTED PERMISSION REQUIRED TO READ SYSTEM PROPERTIES

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Error Message: Access denied ("java.util.PropertyPermission"
    "com.ibm.crypto.provider.AESNITrace" "read")
    .
    Stack Trace: at
    java.security.AccessController.throwACE(AccessController.java:10
    0)
     at
    java.security.AccessController.checkPermission(AccessController.
    java:174)
     at
    java.lang.SecurityManager.checkPermission(SecurityManager.java:5
    49)
     at
    java.lang.SecurityManager.checkPropertyAccess(SecurityManager.ja
    va:1302)
     at java.lang.System.getProperty(System.java:426)
     at java.lang.System.getProperty(System.java:410)
     at com.ibm.crypto.provider.IBMJCE.<clinit>(Unknown Source)
    .
    If security manager was turned on, the access to the following
    properties will fail:
    1. com.ibm.crypto.provider.AESNITrace
    2. com.ibm.crypto.provider.doAESInHardware
    

Local fix

  • Add corresponding permission to java.policy file.
    

Problem summary

  • The problem happens because the properties were not read in
    doPrivileged blocks
    

Problem conclusion

  • This defect will be fixed in:
    7.0.0 SR6 FP1
    6.0.1 SR7 FP1
    6.0.0 SR15 FP1
    5.0.0 SR16 FP5
    .
    A fix is made to IBMJCEProvider to read the properties in the
    doPrivileged block. The fix is also made for internal
    properties.
    The associated Hursley CMVC defect is 200997
    The associated Austin CMVC defect is 114938
    JVMs affected: Java 5.0, Java 6.0, Java 626 and Java 7.0
    The fix was delivered for Java 5.0 SR16FP5, Java 6.0 SR15FP1,
    Java 626 SR7FP1 and Java 7.0 SR6FP1
    The affected jar is "ibmjceprovider.jar".
    The build level of this jar for the affected releases is
    "20131024"
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV51331

  • Reported component name

    SECURITY

  • Reported component ID

    620700125

  • Reported release

    260

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-10-24

  • Closed date

    2013-11-22

  • Last modified date

    2014-01-03

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

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

    IV51332

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 #: IV51331

Modified date: 03 January 2014