Upgrade of OpenJDK 1.8 packages w/ JNDI LDAP provider may break LDAP connections

Cantor, Scott cantor.2 at osu.edu
Mon Nov 2 13:32:07 UTC 2020

On 11/2/20, 4:01 AM, "users on behalf of Daniel Lutz" <users-bounces at shibboleth.net on behalf of daniel.lutz at switch.ch> wrote:

>    Today, an upgrade of the OpenJDK 1.8 packages (java-1.8.0-* on Red Hat) to version
>    8u272 made the LDAP connections of our IdP fail, due to a bug in OpenJDK described
>    e.g. at

We noticed our Jenkins tests failing but hadn't investigated yet. I'll add the bug link to the existing LDAP on Java notes pages that explained the reason JNDI is no longer supported (and this of course is why, they can't be trusted to maintain it anymore).

-- Scott

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