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IV60792: JGSS SHOULD USE DEFAULT_REALM BEFORE GUESSING THE REALM FROM HOS TNAME.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Error Message: The test environment is mapping multiple totally
    different hostnames into one realm.In this case, krb config file
    is not used, and the default realm is set by system
    property.IBM's implementation failed in this scenario with
    exception UNKNOWN_SERVER.
    .
    Stack Trace: com.ibm.security.krb5.KrbException, status code:
    7message:UNKNOWN_SERVER: server name
    .
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • JGSS implementation does not check the default realm specified
    by system property before guessing the realm from host
    information.
    

Problem conclusion

  • This APAR will be fixed in the following Java Releases:
       7 R1 SR1  FP1  (7.1.1.1)
       7    SR7  FP1  (7.0.7.1)
       6 R1 SR8  FP1  (6.1.8.1)
       6    SR16 FP1  (6.0.16.1)
       5    SR16 FP7  (5.0.16.7)
    .
    JGSS implementation checks the default realm specified by system
    property before guessing the realm from host information.The
    associated Austin CMVC defect is 115410.The associated Hursley
    CMVC defect is 202244.The associated RTC PR is 63103.Platform
    affected: All platforms.JVMs affected: 5.0, 6.0, 6.26, 7.0,
    7.27.Jars affected: ibmjgssprovider.jar.Build
    level is 20140507b.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV60792

  • Reported component name

    SECURITY

  • Reported component ID

    620700125

  • Reported release

    260

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2014-05-22

  • Closed date

    2014-05-22

  • Last modified date

    2014-07-17

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

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

    IV60793

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 #: IV60792

Modified date: 17 July 2014