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IV82443: CANNOT INITIALIZE CIPHER CREATED WITH ALGORITHM OID

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Error Message: If a Cipher instance is created with algorithm
    OID(e.g "1.2.840.113549.1.12.1.3") and if unrestricted
    jurisdiction policy file is not installed, an
    InvalidKeyException is thrown.
    .
    Stack Trace: java.security.InvalidKeyException: Illegal key size
        at javax.crypto.Cipher.a(Unknown Source)
        at javax.crypto.Cipher.a(Unknown Source)
        at javax.crypto.Cipher.a(Unknown Source)
        at javax.crypto.Cipher.a(Unknown Source)
        at javax.crypto.Cipher.init(Unknown Source)
        at javax.crypto.Cipher.init(Unknown Source)
    .
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • Algorithm OID is not converted to algorithm name when doing
    permission check
    

Problem conclusion

  • The fix is to convert the algorithm OID to the algorithm name
    before doing the permission check.
    The associated RTC PR is 108946
    The associated Austin CMVC defect is 117195
    The associated Austin APAR is IV82024
    JVMs affected : Java 6.0, Java 6.1, Java 7.0, Java 7.1 and Java
    8.0
    The fix was delivered for Java 6.0 SR16 FP25, Java 6.1 SR8 FP25,
    Java 7.0 SR9 FP40, Java 7.1 SR3 FP 40 and Java 8.0 SR3
    The affected jar is "ibmjcefw.jar".
    The build level of this jar for the affected releases is
    "20160307"
    .
    This APAR will be fixed in the following Java Releases:
       8    SR3       (8.0.3.0)
       7 R1 SR3 FP40  (7.1.3.40)
       7    SR9 FP40  (7.0.9.40)
       6 R1 SR8 FP25  (6.1.8.25)
       6    SR16 FP25 (6.0.16.25)
    .
    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

    IV82443

  • Reported component name

    SECURITY

  • Reported component ID

    620700125

  • Reported release

    270

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2016-03-09

  • Closed date

    2016-03-18

  • Last modified date

    2016-03-18

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

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

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    SECURITY

  • Fixed component ID

    620700125

Applicable component levels

  • R270 PSY

       UP

  • R260 PSY

       UP

  • R600 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: Runtimes for Java Technology
Security

Software version: 270

Reference #: IV82443

Modified date: 18 March 2016