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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-8182999

SunEC throws ProviderException on invalid curves

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        This issue found during Wycheproof Test execution while generating "Brainpool" keypairs it throws "java.security.ProviderException" instead of "java.security.InvalidAlgorithmParameterException".

        By looking into the Source code in "ECKeyPairGenerator.java[line: 146]", It looks like actual exception "java.security.InvalidAlgorithmParameterException" is wrapped by "java.security.ProviderException".

        Not sure which exception is right and expected. This bug is to find which exception type is correct to be thrown outside.

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                apetcher Adam Petcher (Inactive)
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                ssahoo Sibabrata Sahoo
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