[7u] code review request: 8014805: NPE is thrown during certpath validation if certificate does not have AuthorityKeyIdentifier extension

Vincent Ryan vincent.x.ryan at oracle.com
Fri Jun 21 08:46:42 PDT 2013

Please review this fix for 7u:


It corrects the NPE that occurs when verifying an X.509 cert that has an Authority Key ID extension
present but it is not in the hash-based format.

This problem does not occur in JDK 8.


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