|18 mayo, 2013|
As you have already seen in the previous entry, Debian 7.0 is now public and therefore I am using Jessie in testing. Openjdk 7 package is now update 21 (icedtea 2.3.9) and, as I promised, I finally upgraded from openjdk-6 to 7. Taking advantage of the situation I tested the previous OCSP issue I commented in this blog but with the new version.
In 7u21 the issue is exactly the same but presenting different error messages. In the error cases the message presented is the following Signature length not correct: got 256 but was expecting 128. Much more cryptic I have to say than the previous messages (Error verifying OCSP Responder's signature or Responder's certificate not valid for signing OCSP responses).
Checking again the code the problem is still the same. Just the issuer certificate or the configured certificate is passed to the OCSPResponse, so the cases 1 and 3 cannot be mixed with the case 2. But there is a good new, since the following commit the OCSP and OCSPResponse classes accept a list of responder certificates (previously it was only one) and therefore now the fix is even easier. It just consists in adding both certs (issuer cert and configured responder if it is the case) to the list. so now the fix is a simpler patch that only changes the OCSPChecker class.
Talking about the bug I received an answer from Oracle telling me that the BUG has been accepted (it was around two months ago) but I have no more news since then. There is not a public link in the java database either. I am going to try to contact with icedtea guys to see what they think about that.
Keep on trying!
|05 mayo, 2013|
The Debian community has released today the next version of their famous Linux distribution. Following a two-year cycle and after ten months frozen the new version 7.0 (codename wheezy) can be downloaded now from their website. As always it comes to light once all the critical bugs were fixed (something that never stops to amaze me):
Good job guys and time to meet Jessie!
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