Last updated on JUNE 11, 2017
Applies to:Java SE JDK and JRE - Version 8 to 8
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Context: Java SE 8 with the JCE Unlimited Strength Jurisdiction Policy Files installed.
When encryption is done with Java SE 8 update 66 or lower patch updates, using PBE algorithms using 256-bit AES ciphers, e.g. PBEWithHmacSHA256AndAES_256, decryption will fail on Java SE 8u71 and higher patch updates. This results in the exception:
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