"Edit With Word" Triggers A Java Pop Up Warning about Missing Permissions Attribute (Doc ID 1671343.1)

Last updated on APRIL 06, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Portal - Version 11.1.1.8.3 to 11.1.1.8.4 [Release 11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Attempt to edit a document using the "Edit With Word" functionality results in this warning:

This application will be blocked in a future Java security update because the JAR file manifest does not contain the permissions attribute. Please contact the Publisher for more information.

User is UNABLE to check out the document or make any changes to it.

Problem is seen using MS Office 2010 (or other versions) and Chrome/Safari/FF as browsers.

The following exception shows up in the WebCenter logs:

com.sun.deploy.security.BlockedException: Your security settings have blocked an untrusted application from running
at com.sun.deploy.security.SandboxSecurity.showBlockedDialog(Unknown Source)
at com.sun.deploy.security.SandboxSecurity.checkRunUntrusted(Unknown Source)
at com.sun.deploy.security.SandboxSecurity.checkUnsignedSandboxSecurity(Unknown Source)
at com.sun.deploy.security.SandboxSecurity.isPermissionGranted(Unknown Source)
at sun.plugin2.applet.Plugin2ClassLoader.isTrustedByTrustDecider(Unknown Source)
at sun.plugin2.applet.Plugin2ClassLoader.getPermissions(Unknown Source)
at sun.plugin2.applet.Applet2ClassLoader.getPermissions(Unknown Source)
at java.security.SecureClassLoader.getProtectionDomain(Unknown Source)
at java.security.SecureClassLoader.defineClass(Unknown Source)
at sun.plugin2.applet.Applet2ClassLoader.findClass(Unknown Source)
at sun.plugin2.applet.Plugin2ClassLoader.loadClass0(Unknown Source)
at sun.plugin2.applet.Plugin2ClassLoader.loadClass(Unknown Source)
at sun.plugin2.applet.Plugin2ClassLoader.loadClass(Unknown Source)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(Unknown Source)
at sun.plugin2.applet.Plugin2ClassLoader.loadCode(Unknown Source)
at sun.plugin2.applet.Plugin2Manager.initAppletAdapter(Unknown Source)
at sun.plugin2.applet.Plugin2Manager$AppletExecutionRunnable.run(Unknown Source)
at java.lang.Thread.run(Unknown Source)


Further diagnosis of the issue can be perfomed using the Java Console:

  1. Start the Java Console: Go to Control Panel and over the Java - double click it.
  2. Go to the Advanced tab, choose to show "Java console" (default: Hide console).
  3. Within the Java Console, debugging may be done by mouse click in the Advanced settings (Java Control Panel) enable/check all three items under Debugging ; or using the "5" key on the keyboard, while the Java Console gets started.

    The following is reported in the Java Console:

    basic: exception: Missing required Permissions manifest attribute in main
    jar: https://xpto.com/webcenter/webcenter-resources/doclib/view/applets/PTWebEditApplet.jar.
    java.lang.SecurityException: Missing required Permissions manifest attribute
    in main jar: https://xpto.com/webcenter/webcenter-resources/doclib/view/applets/PTWebEditApplet.jar
    (...)

 

Changes

Java on client PC updated to version 7-update 25 or above.

Cause

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