IZ79819: IBMJDK FAILS TO READ PRINCIPAL STATEMENT WITH WHITESPACE FROM SECURITY FILE

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Given a principal statement in java security policy file like:
    principal javax.security.auth.x500.X500Principal
    'CN=manager,O=COMPANY,OU=software,L=LOCATION,ST=MN'
    
    But if customer adds spaces in the principal statement like
    principal javax.security.auth.x500.X500Principal 'CN=manager,
    O=COMPANY, OU=software, L=LOCATION, ST=MN'
    
    IBMJDK will fails to read it from security file.
    

Local fix

  • N/A
    

Problem summary

  • The problem is caused when spaces are added into a principal
    statement.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The SECURITY of IBMJDK6 should ignore white space of in names of
    principal statement. SECURITY module has been updated to prevent
    such an unexpected behavior.
    
    This defect will be fixed in:
    6.0.0 SR8 FP1
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IZ79819

  • Reported component name

    JAVA CLASS LIBS

  • Reported component ID

    620700130

  • Reported release

    600

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2010-07-12

  • Closed date

    2010-07-12

  • Last modified date

    2010-07-15

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Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    JAVA CLASS LIBS

  • Fixed component ID

    620700130

Applicable component levels

  • R600 PSY

       UP



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Runtimes for Java Technology
Java Class Libraries

Software version:

6.0

Reference #:

IZ79819

Modified date:

2010-07-15

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