solaris ssh[23672]: [ID 978904 user.error] libpkcs11: /usr/lib/security/pkcs11_kernel.so unexpected failure in ELF signature verification. See cryptoadm(1M). Skipping this plug-in. (Doc ID 1666851.1)

Last updated on MARCH 22, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version 10 1/13 U11 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The following errors appear in /var/adm/messages on the local zone constantly, even though SSH may be working normally:

solaris ssh[23672]: [ID 978904 user.error] libpkcs11: /usr/lib/security/pkcs11_kernel.so unexpected failure in ELF signature verification. See cryptoadm(1M). Skipping this plug-in.
solaris ssh[23672]: [ID 360237 user.error] libpkcs11: /usr/lib/security/pkcs11_softtoken.so unexpected failure in ELF signature verification. See cryptoadm(1M). Skipping this plug-in.

Cause

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