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IV77572: JGSS THROWS EXCEPTION WHEN DNS_LOOKUP_REALM OR DNS_LOOKUP_KDC HA S A VALID VALUE.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Error Message: JGSS throws NullPointerException when
    dns_lookup_realm or dns_lookup_dns has a valid value.
    .
    Stack Trace: N/A
    .
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • The problem was caused by porting Java 8's implementation to
    Java 5-7.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Fixed the problem by keeping Java 5-7's original implementation.
    The corresponding Austin defect is 116812.
    The corresponding Hursley defect is 201846.
    The corresponding RTC Problem Report is 97108.
    Platform affected: All platforms.
    JVMs affected: 5.0, 6.0, 6.26, 7.0, and 7.27.
    Jars affected: ibmjgssprovider.jar.
    The fix will be available in 150_SR16_FP14, 160_SR16_FP15,
    626_SR8_FP15, 170_SR9_FP20, 727_SR3_FP20.
    Build level is 20150727.
    .
    This APAR will be fixed in the following Java Releases:
       7    SR9 FP20  (7.0.9.20)
       6    SR16 FP15 (6.0.16.15)
       5.0  SR16 FP14 (5.0.16.14)
       7 R1 SR3 FP20  (7.1.3.20)
       6 R1 SR8 FP15  (6.1.8.15)
    .
    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

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV77572

  • Reported component name

    SECURITY

  • Reported component ID

    620700125

  • Reported release

    260

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2015-09-29

  • Closed date

    2015-09-29

  • Last modified date

    2015-09-29

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

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

    IV77573

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 #: IV77572

Modified date: 29 September 2015