JDK-8228835 : Memory leak in PKCS11 provider when using AES GCM
  • Type: Bug
  • Component: security-libs
  • Sub-Component: javax.crypto:pkcs11
  • Affected Version: 8,11,13,14
  • Priority: P3
  • Status: Resolved
  • Resolution: Fixed
  • OS: generic
  • CPU: generic
  • Submitted: 2019-07-30
  • Updated: 2020-08-31
  • Resolved: 2019-08-14
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11.0.6-oracleFixed 13.0.3Fixed 14 b10Fixed 8u241Fixed openjdk8u272Fixed
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When using AES GCM encryption/decryption impl from SunPKCS11 provider, its native parameter structure contains Iv and AAD byte arrays which should be explicitly freed after use. Current impl only frees the mechanism structure and its generic parameter pointer. It should also free the algorithm specific pointers, i.e. iv and aad, inside the memory pointed to by the parameter pointer.
Fix request (8u) I'd like to have an approval for an 8u backport of this fix. The 8u release is affected by this bug. The patch does not apply cleanly but a review-approval has been granted here: https://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/jdk8u-dev/2020-August/012585.html No regressions observed in sun/security/pkcs11 test category.

8u RFR: https://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/jdk8u-dev/2020-August/012580.html

Fix request (13u): The patch apples cleanly. The fix for JDK-8080462 is already present in 13. No regressions observed.

Fix request (11u): Requesting backport of this item for Oracle 11.0.6 parity. It is a necessary follow up after JDK-8080462. Patch applies cleanly, no regressions observed.

URL: https://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk/jdk/rev/6bbb4af131e3 User: valeriep Date: 2019-08-14 01:40:59 +0000