JDK-8160723 : Improve jurisdiction policy file signing exception
  • Type: Enhancement
  • Component: security-libs
  • Sub-Component: javax.crypto
  • Priority: P4
  • Status: Resolved
  • Resolution: Fixed
  • OS: generic
  • CPU: generic
  • Submitted: 2016-07-01
  • Updated: 2016-10-13
  • Resolved: 2016-07-04
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7u121Fixed 8u112 b03Fixed
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Caused by: java.lang.SecurityException: The jurisdiction policy files are not
signed by a trusted signer!
        at javax.crypto.JarVerifier.verifyPolicySigned(JarVerifier.java:289)
        at javax.crypto.JceSecurity.loadPolicies(JceSecurity.java:318)

Above exception can often mean that the wrong version of jurisdiction policy files have been installed in the JDK. We should improve the exception message to hint at such an issue.