JDK-4857619 : Spec should accomodate algorithms like RawDSA and RSA encryption
  • Type: Enhancement
  • Component: security-libs
  • Sub-Component: java.security
  • Affected Version: 5.0
  • Priority: P4
  • Status: Resolved
  • Resolution: Fixed
  • OS: generic
  • CPU: generic
  • Submitted: 2003-05-02
  • Updated: 2017-05-16
  • Resolved: 2003-06-26
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5.0 tigerFixed
Description
The specifications for java.security.Signature and javax.crypto.Cipher do not clearly allow for algorithms that cannot process data of arbitrary lengths. Examples of such algorithms are RawDSA signatures (data must be 20 bytes long) and RSA ciphers (data must be short enough to process in a single RSA operation).

There is a need to support these algorithms in our standard APIs. The specifications should be amended to explicitly allow for them.

Comments
CONVERTED DATA BugTraq+ Release Management Values COMMIT TO FIX: tiger FIXED IN: tiger INTEGRATED IN: tiger tiger-b10 tiger-b14
2004-06-14

EVALUATION Will file CCC. ###@###.### 2003-05-02
2003-05-02