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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-8242928

Weak DHE_DSS cipher suites cannot work with pre-TLSv1.2 protocols

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: P3
    • Resolution: Won't Fix
    • Affects Version/s: 15
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: security-libs
    • Labels:
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      Description

      Protocol: TLSv1.1
      Cipher suite: TLS_DHE_DSS_WITH_AES_256_CBC_SHA
      Certificate: SHA256withDSA with key size 2048

      The above simple TLS handshaking case failed with the below error,
      Caused by: javax.net.ssl.SSLException: Unsupported signature algorithm: DSA
      at java.base/sun.security.ssl.Alert.createSSLException(Alert.java:133)
      at java.base/sun.security.ssl.TransportContext.fatal(TransportContext.java:327)
      at java.base/sun.security.ssl.TransportContext.fatal(TransportContext.java:270)
      at java.base/sun.security.ssl.DHServerKeyExchange$DHServerKeyExchangeMessage.<init>(DHServerKeyExchange.java:154)
      at java.base/sun.security.ssl.DHServerKeyExchange$DHServerKeyExchangeProducer.produce(DHServerKeyExchange.java:487)
      at java.base/sun.security.ssl.ClientHello$T12ClientHelloConsumer.consume(ClientHello.java:1101)
      at java.base/sun.security.ssl.ClientHello$ClientHelloConsumer.onClientHello(ClientHello.java:851)
      at java.base/sun.security.ssl.ClientHello$ClientHelloConsumer.consume(ClientHello.java:810)
      at java.base/sun.security.ssl.SSLHandshake.consume(SSLHandshake.java:392)
      at java.base/sun.security.ssl.HandshakeContext.dispatch(HandshakeContext.java:451)
      at java.base/sun.security.ssl.HandshakeContext.dispatch(HandshakeContext.java:428)
      at java.base/sun.security.ssl.TransportContext.dispatch(TransportContext.java:184)
      at java.base/sun.security.ssl.SSLTransport.decode(SSLTransport.java:164)
      at java.base/sun.security.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.decode(SSLSocketImpl.java:1151)
      at java.base/sun.security.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.readHandshakeRecord(SSLSocketImpl.java:1062)
      at java.base/sun.security.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.startHandshake(SSLSocketImpl.java:402)
      at java.base/sun.security.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.ensureNegotiated(SSLSocketImpl.java:716)
      at java.base/sun.security.ssl.SSLSocketImpl$AppInputStream.read(SSLSocketImpl.java:799)
      at java.base/sun.security.ssl.SSLSocketImpl$AppInputStream.read(SSLSocketImpl.java:758)
      at SSLSocketTemplate.runServerApplication(SSLSocketTemplate.java:99)
      at SSLSocketTemplate.doServerSide(SSLSocketTemplate.java:288)
      at SSLSocketTemplate.startServer(SSLSocketTemplate.java:592)
      at SSLSocketTemplate.bootup(SSLSocketTemplate.java:506)
      ... 2 more
      Caused by: java.security.InvalidKeyException: The security strength of SHA-1 digest algorithm is not sufficient for this key size
      at java.base/sun.security.provider.DSA.checkKey(DSA.java:124)
      at java.base/sun.security.provider.DSA.engineInitSign(DSA.java:156)
      at java.base/java.security.Signature$Delegate.tryOperation(Signature.java:1306)
      at java.base/java.security.Signature$Delegate.chooseProvider(Signature.java:1255)
      at java.base/java.security.Signature$Delegate.engineInitSign(Signature.java:1352)
      at java.base/java.security.Signature.initSign(Signature.java:634)
      at java.base/sun.security.ssl.DHServerKeyExchange$DHServerKeyExchangeMessage.getSignature(DHServerKeyExchange.java:441)
      at java.base/sun.security.ssl.DHServerKeyExchange$DHServerKeyExchangeMessage.<init>(DHServerKeyExchange.java:150)

      This case also failed with SSLv3 and TLSv1, but passed with TLSv1.2.

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              Assignee:
              xuelei Xue-Lei Fan
              Reporter:
              jjiang John Jiang
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