PM13425: JARSIGNER REPORTING JAR FILES AS UNSIGNED WHEN SIGNING WITH TIME STAMP AUTHORITY.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Error Message: While lauching the WebStart application, customer
    was observing the following error message :-
    An error occurred while launching/running the application.
    Title: Tivoli Provisioning Manager Express for Software
    Distribution Catalog
    Vendor: IBM Corp.
    Category: Security Error
    Unsigned application requesting unrestricted access to system
    Unsigned resource:
    http://vesuvius.greenock.uk.ibm.com:80/tpmx/apps/win32native.jar
    .
    Stack Trace: at
    com.sun.javaws.LaunchDownload.checkSignedResourcesHelper(LaunchD
    ownload.java:947)
    at
    com.sun.javaws.LaunchDownload.checkSignedResources(LaunchDownloa
    d.java:850)
    at com.sun.javaws.Launcher.continueLaunch(Launcher.java:603)
    at
    com.sun.javaws.Launcher.handleApplicationDesc(Launcher.java:431)
    at com.sun.javaws.Launcher.handleLaunchFile(Launcher.java:240)
    at com.sun.javaws.Launcher.run(Launcher.java:208)
    at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:571)
    .
    Jarsigner reporting jar files as unsigned when signing with
    TimeStamp Authority. As per customer if the jar is not signed
    with timestamp authority it seems to be working fine.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • The problem seems to be happening as while parsing a signerInfo
    attribute that PKCS9Attribute class doesn't recognize,it use to
    throw ParsingException.
    

Problem conclusion

  • This defect will be fixed in:
    1.4.2 SR13 FP5
    .
    Modified the code to ignore any SignerInfo unsigned attributes
    that are unsupported.
    .
    To obtain the fix:
    Install build 20100523 or later
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM13425

  • Reported component name

    JAVA(1.3/1.4 CO

  • Reported component ID

    5648C9800

  • Reported release

    42A

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2010-04-30

  • Closed date

    2010-05-26

  • Last modified date

    2010-05-26

  • 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

    JAVA(1.3/1.4 CO

  • Fixed component ID

    5648C9800

Applicable component levels

  • R42A PSN

       UP

  • R42L PSN

       UP

  • R42W PSN

       UP

  • R420 PSN

       UP



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More support for:

z/OS family

Software version:

1.4.2

Reference #:

PM13425

Modified date:

2010-05-26

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