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IT34553: WITH NIST TRANSITION COMPLIANCE ENABLED, SSH ECDSA-SHA2-NISTP256 KEY OF LENGTH 256 IS NOT SUPPORTED ON 6.0.3.0

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Unable to check-in ecdsa-sha2-nistp256 Known Host
    Key into B2B Integrator when NIST.800-131a=transition is set in
    security.properties. When trying to do so, the following
    error is seen "Key is Not NIST 800-131a compliant."
    
    Below logs
    are printed in ui.log,
    
    [2020-10-13 06:34:54.998] DEBUG
    [UpdateSFTPKeys] Key is Not NIST 800-131a compliant.
    [Keyname,KeyLength] = [test,256]
    [2020-10-13 06:34:54.998]
    DEBUG Invalid CHECK-IN: error.KeyNotNISTComplPrefix
    [2020-10-13
    06:34:54.998] DEBUG [UpdateSFTPKeys]
    com.sterlingcommerce.woodst
    ock.ui.SFTPKeysEditor@6d11bde3
    [2020-10-13 06:34:54.998] DEBUG
    ServletBase [setNoCache] - HTTP/1.1
    [2020-10-13 06:34:54.998]
    DEBUG [gotoPage] page input: 'page.wizard.multipart?securetoken=
    1602584985315node010wa24sb0fp4tssmjj8amu4l110' page: '/jsp/wizmu
    ltipart.jsp?securetoken=1602584985315node010wa24sb0fp4tssmjj8amu
    4l110'
    [2020-10-13 06:34:54.998] DEBUG CHECKING CONTEXT:
    -342347127
    [2020-10-13 06:34:54.998] DEBUG
    

Local fix

  • B2BISFG-54299
    

Problem summary

  • Users Affected:
    
    All
    
    Problem Description:
    
    Unable to import ecdsa-sha2-nistp256 Known Host Key
    into B2Bi when NIST.800-131a=transition is set in
    security.properties. When trying to do so the following
    error occurs  "Key is Not NIST 800-131a compliant."
    
    
    
    Platforms Affected:
    
    All Platforms
    

Problem conclusion

  •  Resolution Summary:
    A code fix is provided.
    The NIST validity check for the Transition mode ecdsa
    keys is corrected. The issue was specific for checkin of ecdsa
    known host key and that's  rectified with the fix.
    
    
    
    Delivered in:
    
    6000303
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT34553

  • Reported component name

    STR B2B INTEGRA

  • Reported component ID

    5725D0600

  • Reported release

    603

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2020-10-15

  • Closed date

    2020-11-11

  • Last modified date

    2020-11-13

  • 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

    STR B2B INTEGRA

  • Fixed component ID

    5725D0600

Applicable component levels

[{"Line of Business":{"code":"LOB02","label":"AI Applications"},"Business Unit":{"code":"BU059","label":"IBM Software w\/o TPS"},"Product":{"code":"SS3JSW","label":"IBM Sterling B2B Integrator"},"Platform":[{"code":"PF025","label":"Platform Independent"}],"Version":"603"}]

Document Information

Modified date:
16 November 2020