Java 8U171-Applet Doesn't Launch With SSL 2.0 Throws-NullPointerException:null-javax.net.ssl.SSLHandshakeException:Received fatal alert:handshake_failure

(Doc ID 2393360.1)

Last updated on MAY 09, 2018

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

On Java 8U171 version, 

When attempting to launch the Application using JRE 8U171, if SSL 2.0 is disabled, the following error occurs with NullPointerException: null 

Cause

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