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IV84284: CANNOT LOAD PKCS12 KEYSTORE FILE IN JAVA 8

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Error Message: When loading PKCS12 keystore file which contains
    entries with no alias in Java 8, an IOException with message
    "DerInputStream.getLength(): lengthTag=127, too big" is thrown
    and the keystore load fails.
    .
    Stack Trace: java.io.IOException: DerInputStream.getLength():
    lengthTag=127, too big.
        at
    com.ibm.security.util.DerInputStream.getLength(DerInputStream.ja
    va:724)
        at
    com.ibm.security.util.DerInputStream.getLength(DerInputStream.ja
    va:698)
        at com.ibm.security.util.DerValue.<init>(DerValue.java:254)
        at
    com.ibm.security.util.DerInputStream.readVector(DerInputStream.j
    ava:472)
        at
    com.ibm.security.util.DerInputStream.getSequence(DerInputStream.
    java:397)
        at
    com.ibm.crypto.provider.PKCS12KeyStoreOracle.engineLoad(Unknown
    Source)
        at java.security.KeyStore.load(KeyStore.java:1456)
    .
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • Issue in DerInputStream on handling constructed indefinite
    length data
    

Problem conclusion

  • The fix adds the correct logic to handle constructed indefinite
    length data.
    The associated RTC PR is 111440
    The associated Austin CMVC defect is 117231
    The associated Austin APAR is IV83669
    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 FP30, Java 6.1 SR8 FP30,
    Java 7.0 SR9 FP50, Java 7.1 SR3 FP50 and Java 8.0 SR3 FP10
    The affected jar is "ibmpkcs.jar".
    The build level of this jar for the affected releases is
    "20160428"
    .
    This APAR will be fixed in the following Java Releases:
       8    SR3 FP10  (8.0.3.10)
       7    SR9 FP50  (7.0.9.50)
       6    SR16 FP30 (6.0.16.30)
       6 R1 SR8 FP30  (6.1.8.30)
       7 R1 SR3 FP50  (7.1.3.50)
    .
    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

    IV84284

  • Reported component name

    SECURITY

  • Reported component ID

    620700125

  • Reported release

    270

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2016-04-29

  • Closed date

    2016-05-04

  • Last modified date

    2016-05-04

  • 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 #: IV84284

Modified date: 04 May 2016