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PI66931: Upgrade bundled GSKit security library

Fixes are available

9.0.0.2: WebSphere Application Server traditional V9.0 Fix Pack 2
8.5.5.11: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 11
9.0.0.3: WebSphere Application Server traditional V9.0 Fix Pack 3
8.0.0.13: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 13
9.0.0.4: WebSphere Application Server traditional V9.0 Fix Pack 4
8.5.5.12: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 12
9.0.0.5: WebSphere Application Server traditional V9.0 Fix Pack 5
8.0.0.14: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 14
9.0.0.6: WebSphere Application Server traditional V9.0 Fix Pack 6
8.5.5.13: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 13
9.0.0.7: WebSphere Application Server traditional V9.0 Fix Pack 7
8.0.0.15: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 15
9.0.0.8: WebSphere Application Server traditional V9.0 Fix Pack 8
8.5.5.14: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 14
9.0.0.9: WebSphere Application Server traditional V9.0 Fix Pack 9
9.0.0.10: WebSphere Application Server traditional V9.0 Fix Pack 10
8.5.5.15: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 15
9.0.0.11: WebSphere Application Server traditional V9.0 Fix Pack 11
9.0.5.0: WebSphere Application Server traditional Version 9.0.5 Refresh Pack
9.0.5.1: WebSphere Application Server traditional Version 9.0.5 Fix Pack 1
9.0.5.2: WebSphere Application Server traditional Version 9.0.5 Fix Pack 2
8.5.5.17: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 17
9.0.5.3: WebSphere Application Server traditional Version 9.0.5 Fix Pack 3
9.0.5.4: WebSphere Application Server traditional Version 9.0.5 Fix Pack 4
9.0.5.5: WebSphere Application Server traditional Version 9.0.5 Fix Pack 5
WebSphere Application Server traditional 9.0.5.6
9.0.5.7: WebSphere Application Server traditional Version 9.0.5 Fix Pack 7
9.0.5.8: WebSphere Application Server traditional Version 9.0.5.8
8.5.5.20: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5.20
8.5.5.18: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 18
8.5.5.19: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 19
9.0.5.9: WebSphere Application Server traditional Version 9.0.5.9
9.0.5.10: WebSphere Application Server traditional Version 9.0.5.10
8.5.5.16: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 16
8.5.5.21: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5.21
9.0.5.11: WebSphere Application Server traditional Version 9.0.5.11

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Update Global Security Toolkit to resolve TLS > 1.2
    negotiation intolerance.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  IBM HTTP Server users that have SSL         *
    *                  enabled (SSLEnable directive)               *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: IBM HTTP Server cannot negotiate down   *
    *                      from TLS > 1.2 with RSA cipher suites   *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:  Apply this fix if SSL is enabled.           *
    ****************************************************************
    The updated GSKit resolves several issues in IHS and the WAS
    Plug-in.
    1. resolve issues with negotiation from early drafts of
    TLSv13 down to TLSv12.
    2. resolves many cases of GSK_ERROR_BAD_KEYFILE_PASSWORD in
    the WAS Plug-in including 9.0.0.0 from 2016.
    

Problem conclusion

  • An updated GSKit security component is being provided,
    version 8.0.50.69.
    
    This GSKit update also adds support for the
    stronger stash file format generated by Java certificate
    management tools from 4Q 2016.
    
    
    This fix is targeted for IBM HTTP Server fix packs:
    - 8.0.0.13
    - 8.5.5.11
    - 9.0.0.2
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI66931

  • Reported component name

    IBM HTTP SERVER

  • Reported component ID

    5724J0801

  • Reported release

    800

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2016-08-04

  • Closed date

    2016-11-01

  • Last modified date

    2021-01-20

  • 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

    IBM HTTP SERVER

  • Fixed component ID

    5724J0801

Applicable component levels

  • R800 PSY

       UP

  • R850 PSY

       UP

  • R900 PSY

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
07 September 2022