WebStart Application Blocked with "Publisher: UNKNOWN" or ZipException When Deployment Rule Set Is Enabled (Doc ID 2153794.1)

Last updated on JUNE 26, 2016

Applies to:

Java SE JDK and JRE - Version 6 to 8
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When a Deployment Rule Set (DRS) is enabled, WebStart applications fail to cache or open jar files.  This yields the following error and stack trace:



The problem can also manifest as the following security warnings:

 

Cause

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