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WebLogic 7.0 SP1 - Getting "" corrupt certificate exception when client certificate with only "Digital Signature" in 2-Way SSL (Doc ID 771781.1)

Last updated on MAY 07, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 7.0 to 7.0
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This document is applicable for WebLogic 7.0 SP1 on all supported platforms.


Issue of getting "" corrupt certificate exception when using client certificate with only "Digital Signature" in 2-Way SSL was reported in WebLogic 7.0 SP1.

When using certificate with both "Digital Signature" and "Key Encipherment" everything works fine. Below is exception trace in weblogic logs at the time of the issue.

####<Oct 14, 2002 11:02:43 AM
EDT><Debug><TLS><><><ExecuteThread: '7' for queue:
'default'><kernel identity><><000000><Exception during handshake, stacktrace follows> FATAL Alert:BAD_CERTIFICATE - A corrupt or unusable certificate was received.
at com.certicom.tls.interfaceimpl.TLSConnectionImpl.fireException(Unknown Source)
at com.certicom.tls.interfaceimpl.TLSConnectionImpl.fireAlertSent(Unknown Source) 
at Source)
at weblogic.t3.srvr.SSLListenThread$1.execute(
at weblogic.kernel.ExecuteThread.execute(


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