Java Applet Throws "SecurityException: The jurisdiction policy files are not signed by a trusted signer!" (Doc ID 1994764.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2016

Applies to:

Java SE JDK and JRE - Version 6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The "Verify Java Version" applet at java.com fails to run and shows the following exception message:

 

Changes

The "Java Cryptography Extension (JCE) Unlimited Strength Jurisdiction Policy Files 6" (jce_policy-6.zip) were installed additionally into the directory 'jre/lib/security'.

Cause

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