Essbase Administration Server (EAS) Server Log Errors 'system is vulnerable to security attacks, since it trusts certificates signed by the demo trusted CA' (Doc ID 1547969.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 05, 2017

Applies to:

Hyperion Essbase - Version 11.1.2.1.000 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on april 2016***

Symptoms

 The Demo trusted CA certificate is being used in production mode and creating the following errors in easserver.log:

#### <> <> <> [
  Version: V3
  Subject: CN=CACERT, OU=FOR TESTING ONLY, O=MyOrganization, L=MyTown, ST=MyState, C=US
  Signature Algorithm: MD5withRSA, OID = 1.2.840.113549.1.1.4

  Key: Sun RSA public key, 512 bits
  modulus: 9550192877869244258838480703390456015046425375252278279190673063544122510925482179963329236052146047356415957587628011282484772458983977898996276815440753
  public exponent: 65537
  Validity: [From: Thu Mar 21 14:12:27 CST 2002,
  To: Tue Mar 22 15:12:27 CDT 2022]
  Issuer: CN=CACERT, OU=FOR TESTING ONLY, O=MyOrganization, L=MyTown, ST=MyState, C=US
  SerialNumber: [ 33f10648 fcde0deb 4199921f d64537f4]

Certificate Extensions: 1
[1]: ObjectId: 2.5.29.15 Criticality=true
KeyUsage [
  Key_CertSign
]

]
  Algorithm: [MD5withRSA]
  Signature:
0000: 9D 26 4C 29 C8 91 C3 A7 06 C3 24 6F AE B4 F8 82 .&L)......$o....
0010: 80 4D AA CB 7C 79 46 84 81 C4 66 95 F4 1E D8 C4 .M...yF...f.....
0020: E9 B7 D9 7C E2 23 33 A4 B7 21 E0 AA 54 2B 4A FF .....#3..!..T+J.
0030: CB 21 20 88 81 21 DB AC 90 54 D8 7D 79 63 23 3C .! ..!...T..yc#<

] The system is vulnerable to security attacks, since it trusts certificates signed by the demo trusted CA.>

Cause

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