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IV76660: AES/CTR DOESN'T BEHAVE STREAM CIPHER LIKE

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Error Message: When using AES/CTR, the length of output of
    Cipher.update() is not the same as the input data length.
    .
    Stack Trace: N/A
    .
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • The problem is caused because the data unit processed each time
    is not one byte when using AES/CTR mode
    

Problem conclusion

  • The fix is to change the data unit to be processed to be one
    byte each time for AES/CTR.
    The associated RTC PR is 97798
    The associated Austin CMVC defect is 116826
    The associated Hursley CMVC defect is 202847
    The associated APAR is IV75701
    JVMs affected : Java 5.0, Java 6.0, Java 6.1, Java 7.0 , Java
    7.1 and Java 8.0
    The fix was delivered for Java 5.0 SR16 FP14, Java 6.0 SR16
    FP15, Java 6.1 SR8 FP15, Java 7.0 SR9 FP20, Java 7.1 SR3 FP20
    and Java 8.0 SR2
    The affected jar is "ibmjceprovider.jar".
    The build level of this jar for the affected releases is
    "20150812"
    .
    This APAR will be fixed in the following Java Releases:
       7 R1 SR3 FP20  (7.1.3.20)
       8    SR2       (8.0.2.0)
       6    SR16 FP15 (6.0.16.15)
       6 R1 SR8 FP15  (6.1.8.15)
       7    SR9 FP20  (7.0.9.20)
       5.0  SR16 FP14 (5.0.16.14)
    .
    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

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV76660

  • Reported component name

    JAVA 5 SECURITY

  • Reported component ID

    620500125

  • Reported release

    500

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2015-09-03

  • Closed date

    2015-09-03

  • Last modified date

    2015-09-03

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

    IV76659

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

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    JAVA 5 SECURITY

  • Fixed component ID

    620500125

Applicable component levels

  • R500 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: Runtimes for Java Technology
Security

Software version: 5.0

Reference #: IV76660

Modified date: 03 September 2015