IV87022: NULLPOINTEREXCEPTION WHILE CALLING GSSNAME.GETSTRINGNAMETYPE()
Closed as program error.
Error Message, as reported by customer: During Kerberos authentication, a call to GSSName.getStringNameType() returns null. The subsequent operation on the returned value causes the NullPointerException which in turn makes the application fail to work. Stack Trace, if applicable: N/A Other Error Information, as reported by customer: N/A
NullPointerException while calling GSSName.getStringNameType() ERROR DESCRIPTION: During Kerberos authentication, a call to GSSName.getStringNameType() returns null. The subsequent operation on the returned value causes the NullPointerException which in turn makes the application fail to work.
Issue is the principal name type is not being use while retrieving the string name type in some cases. The fix will use the principal name type if the principal name is null. The associated RTC PR is 116091 The associated Austin CMVC defect is 117433 The associated Austin APAR is IV87022 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 FP35, Java 6.1 SR8 FP35, Java 7.0 SR9 FP60, Java 7.1 SR3 FP60 and Java 8.0 SR3 FP11 The affected jar is "ibmjgssprovider.jar". The build level of this jar for the affected releases is "20160727"
Reported component name
TIV JAVA GSS-AP
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NoSpecatt / Xsystem
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Fixed component name
TIV JAVA GSS-AP
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