Bug 767132

Summary: java-1.6.0-openjdk: CVE-2011-3389/7064341 fix regression [rhel-5]
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Reporter: Tomas Hoger <thoger>
Component: java-1.6.0-openjdkAssignee: Deepak Bhole <dbhole>
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE QA Contact: BaseOS QE - Apps <qe-baseos-apps>
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Version: 5.7CC: aogburn, djorm, jawilson, lakagwu, tfonteyn
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Description Tomas Hoger 2011-12-13 05:52:03 EST
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #767129 +++

Description of problem:
A regression was found in the fix for CVE-2011-3389/7064341 that was applied to Oracle JDK 6u29 and matching OpenJDK update.  This causes connections to certain SSL servers to hang:


In our case, this problem was reported for JBoss products using JDBC to connect to Microsoft SQL server.  Some workarounds were identified:
- use non-CBC cipher (e.g. one of RC4 cipher suites)
- disable CVE-2011-3389 mitigation using -Djsse.enableCBCProtection=false

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Comment 1 Tomas Hoger 2012-02-24 13:43:15 EST
This was fixed upstream in IcedTea 1.10.5.  We have updated to 1.10.6 in
RHSA-2012:0322, hence this issue is fixed.