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PH32467: PROVIDE OPTION TO TELL THE JSSE TO USE THE SERVER SIDE'S CIPHER ORDER IN A SSL COMMUNICATION.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • There was way to tell the JSSE to use the servers cipher order
    in a SSL handshake.  Providing an option to allow it.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server                                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: Needs a way to for the to enfore the    *
    *                      cipher order on the server side of      *
    *                      the communication.                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    Adding a custom property that will allow users to specify to
    use the server's cipher order during a SSL handshake.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Add custom property, com.ibm.websphere.ssl.enforceCipherOrder.
     When set to true users tell the server to use the cipher order
    of the server side of the SSL communication.
    
    The fix for this APAR is targeted for inclusion in fix pack
    9.0.5.7. For more information, see 'Recommended Updates for
    WebSphere Application Server':
    https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/715553
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PH32467

  • Reported component name

    WEBS APP SERV N

  • Reported component ID

    5724H8800

  • Reported release

    850

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2020-12-08

  • Closed date

    2021-03-23

  • Last modified date

    2021-03-23

  • 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

    WEBS APP SERV N

  • Fixed component ID

    5724H8800

Applicable component levels

[{"Line of Business":{"code":"LOB36","label":"IBM Automation"},"Business Unit":{"code":"BU053","label":"Cloud & Data Platform"},"Product":{"code":"SSEQTP","label":"WebSphere Application Server"},"Platform":[{"code":"PF025","label":"Platform Independent"}],"Version":"850"}]

Document Information

Modified date:
24 March 2021