OpenSSO 8.0 Kerberos Authentication Fails after JDK Upgrade OpenSSO- GSS-API level (Mechanism level: Specified version of key is not available (44)) (Doc ID 1317162.1)

Last updated on MARCH 07, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle OpenSSO - Version 8.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Environment:
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OpenSSO Enterprise 8.0 Build 6(2008-October-31 09:07)
Sun GlassFish Enterprise Server v2.1.1 Patch04 ((v2.1 Patch10)(9.1_02 Patch16)) (build b02-p04)
Upgrade from JDK 1.6.0_17 to _24
Solaris 10


Symptoms

1: A working OpenSSO using "desktop sso auth module", results in an "invalid password" page after upgrading JDK.  Before the JDK upgrade
    there would be a direct (automatic) login to the protected application.

2:  Also the following exception will be seen in the OpenSSO "Authentication" log.

Exception:
com.sun.identity.authentication.spi.AuthLoginException(1):null
com.sun.identity.authentication.spi.AuthLoginException(2):Failed to authentication.
java.security.PrivilegedActionException(3):null
java.security.PrivilegedActionException: GSSException: Failure unspecified at GSS-API level (Mechanism level: Specified version of key is not available (44))
at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method)

 

Changes

Upgrade from JDK 1.6.0_17 to JDK 1.6.0_ 24

Cause

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