javax.net.ssl.SSLHandshakeException: sun.security.validator.ValidatorException: PKIX path building failed: sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilderException: unable to find valid certification path to requested target

Atlassian JIRA | Muhammad Fahd [Atlassian] | 4 years ago
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    The OnDemand keystore doesn't contain the GoDaddy intermediate CA cert. This means when users try to create applinks to hosts with SSL certs signed by GoDaddy intermediate, errors like this appear in the logs: {noformat} javax.net.ssl.SSLHandshakeException: sun.security.validator.ValidatorException: PKIX path building failed: sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilderException: unable to find valid certification path to requested target at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.Alerts.getSSLException(Alerts.java:174) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.fatal(SSLSocketImpl.java:1764) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.Handshaker.fatalSE(Handshaker.java:241) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.Handshaker.fatalSE(Handshaker.java:235) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.ClientHandshaker.serverCertificate(ClientHandshaker.java:1206) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.ClientHandshaker.processMessage(ClientHandshaker.java:136) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.Handshaker.processLoop(Handshaker.java:593) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.Handshaker.process_record(Handshaker.java:529) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.readRecord(SSLSocketImpl.java:958) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.performInitialHandshake(SSLSocketImpl.java:1203) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.writeRecord(SSLSocketImpl.java:654) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.AppOutputStream.write(AppOutputStream.java:100) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.AppOutputStream.write(AppOutputStream.java:114) at SSLPoke.main(SSLPoke.java:23) Caused by: sun.security.validator.ValidatorException: PKIX path building failed: sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilderException: unable to find valid certification path to requested target at sun.security.validator.PKIXValidator.doBuild(PKIXValidator.java:323) at sun.security.validator.PKIXValidator.engineValidate(PKIXValidator.java:217) at sun.security.validator.Validator.validate(Validator.java:218) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.X509TrustManagerImpl.validate(X509TrustManagerImpl.java:126) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.X509TrustManagerImpl.checkServerTrusted(X509TrustManagerImpl.java:209) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.X509TrustManagerImpl.checkServerTrusted(X509TrustManagerImpl.java:249) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.ClientHandshaker.serverCertificate(ClientHandshaker.java:1185) ... 9 more Caused by: sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilderException: unable to find valid certification path to requested target at sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilder.engineBuild(SunCertPathBuilder.java:174) at java.security.cert.CertPathBuilder.build(CertPathBuilder.java:238) at sun.security.validator.PKIXValidator.doBuild(PKIXValidator.java:318) ... 15 more {noformat}

    Atlassian JIRA | 4 years ago | Sam Haldane
    javax.net.ssl.SSLHandshakeException: sun.security.validator.ValidatorException: PKIX path building failed: sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilderException: unable to find valid certification path to requested target
  2. 0

    The OnDemand keystore doesn't contain the StartSSL CA cert. This means when users try to create applinks to hosts with SSL certs signed by StartSSL, errors like this appear in the logs: {noformat} javax.net.ssl.SSLHandshakeException: sun.security.validator.ValidatorException: PKIX path building failed: sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilderException: unable to find valid certification path to requested target at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.Alerts.getSSLException(Alerts.java:174) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.fatal(SSLSocketImpl.java:1764) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.Handshaker.fatalSE(Handshaker.java:241) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.Handshaker.fatalSE(Handshaker.java:235) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.ClientHandshaker.serverCertificate(ClientHandshaker.java:1206) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.ClientHandshaker.processMessage(ClientHandshaker.java:136) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.Handshaker.processLoop(Handshaker.java:593) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.Handshaker.process_record(Handshaker.java:529) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.readRecord(SSLSocketImpl.java:958) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.performInitialHandshake(SSLSocketImpl.java:1203) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.writeRecord(SSLSocketImpl.java:654) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.AppOutputStream.write(AppOutputStream.java:100) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.AppOutputStream.write(AppOutputStream.java:114) at SSLPoke.main(SSLPoke.java:23) Caused by: sun.security.validator.ValidatorException: PKIX path building failed: sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilderException: unable to find valid certification path to requested target at sun.security.validator.PKIXValidator.doBuild(PKIXValidator.java:323) at sun.security.validator.PKIXValidator.engineValidate(PKIXValidator.java:217) at sun.security.validator.Validator.validate(Validator.java:218) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.X509TrustManagerImpl.validate(X509TrustManagerImpl.java:126) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.X509TrustManagerImpl.checkServerTrusted(X509TrustManagerImpl.java:209) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.X509TrustManagerImpl.checkServerTrusted(X509TrustManagerImpl.java:249) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.ClientHandshaker.serverCertificate(ClientHandshaker.java:1185) ... 9 more Caused by: sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilderException: unable to find valid certification path to requested target at sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilder.engineBuild(SunCertPathBuilder.java:174) at java.security.cert.CertPathBuilder.build(CertPathBuilder.java:238) at sun.security.validator.PKIXValidator.doBuild(PKIXValidator.java:318) ... 15 more {noformat}

    Atlassian JIRA | 4 years ago | Muhammad Fahd [Atlassian]
    javax.net.ssl.SSLHandshakeException: sun.security.validator.ValidatorException: PKIX path building failed: sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilderException: unable to find valid certification path to requested target
  3. 0

    The OnDemand keystore doesn't contain the GoDaddy intermediate CA cert. This means when users try to create applinks to hosts with SSL certs signed by GoDaddy intermediate, errors like this appear in the logs: {noformat} javax.net.ssl.SSLHandshakeException: sun.security.validator.ValidatorException: PKIX path building failed: sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilderException: unable to find valid certification path to requested target at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.Alerts.getSSLException(Alerts.java:174) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.fatal(SSLSocketImpl.java:1764) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.Handshaker.fatalSE(Handshaker.java:241) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.Handshaker.fatalSE(Handshaker.java:235) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.ClientHandshaker.serverCertificate(ClientHandshaker.java:1206) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.ClientHandshaker.processMessage(ClientHandshaker.java:136) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.Handshaker.processLoop(Handshaker.java:593) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.Handshaker.process_record(Handshaker.java:529) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.readRecord(SSLSocketImpl.java:958) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.performInitialHandshake(SSLSocketImpl.java:1203) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.writeRecord(SSLSocketImpl.java:654) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.AppOutputStream.write(AppOutputStream.java:100) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.AppOutputStream.write(AppOutputStream.java:114) at SSLPoke.main(SSLPoke.java:23) Caused by: sun.security.validator.ValidatorException: PKIX path building failed: sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilderException: unable to find valid certification path to requested target at sun.security.validator.PKIXValidator.doBuild(PKIXValidator.java:323) at sun.security.validator.PKIXValidator.engineValidate(PKIXValidator.java:217) at sun.security.validator.Validator.validate(Validator.java:218) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.X509TrustManagerImpl.validate(X509TrustManagerImpl.java:126) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.X509TrustManagerImpl.checkServerTrusted(X509TrustManagerImpl.java:209) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.X509TrustManagerImpl.checkServerTrusted(X509TrustManagerImpl.java:249) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.ClientHandshaker.serverCertificate(ClientHandshaker.java:1185) ... 9 more Caused by: sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilderException: unable to find valid certification path to requested target at sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilder.engineBuild(SunCertPathBuilder.java:174) at java.security.cert.CertPathBuilder.build(CertPathBuilder.java:238) at sun.security.validator.PKIXValidator.doBuild(PKIXValidator.java:318) ... 15 more {noformat}

    Atlassian JIRA | 4 years ago | Sam Haldane
    javax.net.ssl.SSLHandshakeException: sun.security.validator.ValidatorException: PKIX path building failed: sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilderException: unable to find valid certification path to requested target
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    The OnDemand keystore doesn't contain the StartSSL CA cert. This means when users try to create applinks to hosts with SSL certs signed by StartSSL, errors like this appear in the logs: {noformat} javax.net.ssl.SSLHandshakeException: sun.security.validator.ValidatorException: PKIX path building failed: sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilderException: unable to find valid certification path to requested target at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.Alerts.getSSLException(Alerts.java:174) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.fatal(SSLSocketImpl.java:1764) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.Handshaker.fatalSE(Handshaker.java:241) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.Handshaker.fatalSE(Handshaker.java:235) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.ClientHandshaker.serverCertificate(ClientHandshaker.java:1206) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.ClientHandshaker.processMessage(ClientHandshaker.java:136) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.Handshaker.processLoop(Handshaker.java:593) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.Handshaker.process_record(Handshaker.java:529) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.readRecord(SSLSocketImpl.java:958) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.performInitialHandshake(SSLSocketImpl.java:1203) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.writeRecord(SSLSocketImpl.java:654) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.AppOutputStream.write(AppOutputStream.java:100) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.AppOutputStream.write(AppOutputStream.java:114) at SSLPoke.main(SSLPoke.java:23) Caused by: sun.security.validator.ValidatorException: PKIX path building failed: sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilderException: unable to find valid certification path to requested target at sun.security.validator.PKIXValidator.doBuild(PKIXValidator.java:323) at sun.security.validator.PKIXValidator.engineValidate(PKIXValidator.java:217) at sun.security.validator.Validator.validate(Validator.java:218) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.X509TrustManagerImpl.validate(X509TrustManagerImpl.java:126) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.X509TrustManagerImpl.checkServerTrusted(X509TrustManagerImpl.java:209) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.X509TrustManagerImpl.checkServerTrusted(X509TrustManagerImpl.java:249) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.ClientHandshaker.serverCertificate(ClientHandshaker.java:1185) ... 9 more Caused by: sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilderException: unable to find valid certification path to requested target at sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilder.engineBuild(SunCertPathBuilder.java:174) at java.security.cert.CertPathBuilder.build(CertPathBuilder.java:238) at sun.security.validator.PKIXValidator.doBuild(PKIXValidator.java:318) ... 15 more {noformat}

    Atlassian JIRA | 4 years ago | Muhammad Fahd [Atlassian]
    javax.net.ssl.SSLHandshakeException: sun.security.validator.ValidatorException: PKIX path building failed: sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilderException: unable to find valid certification path to requested target
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Root Cause Analysis

  1. sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilderException

    unable to find valid certification path to requested target

    at sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilder.engineBuild()
  2. Java RT
    Validator.validate
    1. sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilder.engineBuild(SunCertPathBuilder.java:174)
    2. java.security.cert.CertPathBuilder.build(CertPathBuilder.java:238)
    3. sun.security.validator.PKIXValidator.doBuild(PKIXValidator.java:318)
    4. sun.security.validator.PKIXValidator.engineValidate(PKIXValidator.java:217)
    5. sun.security.validator.Validator.validate(Validator.java:218)
    5 frames
  3. Java JSSE
    AppOutputStream.write
    1. com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.X509TrustManagerImpl.validate(X509TrustManagerImpl.java:126)
    2. com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.X509TrustManagerImpl.checkServerTrusted(X509TrustManagerImpl.java:209)
    3. com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.X509TrustManagerImpl.checkServerTrusted(X509TrustManagerImpl.java:249)
    4. com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.ClientHandshaker.serverCertificate(ClientHandshaker.java:1185)
    5. com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.ClientHandshaker.processMessage(ClientHandshaker.java:136)
    6. com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.Handshaker.processLoop(Handshaker.java:593)
    7. com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.Handshaker.process_record(Handshaker.java:529)
    8. com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.readRecord(SSLSocketImpl.java:958)
    9. com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.performInitialHandshake(SSLSocketImpl.java:1203)
    10. com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.writeRecord(SSLSocketImpl.java:654)
    11. com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.AppOutputStream.write(AppOutputStream.java:100)
    12. com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.AppOutputStream.write(AppOutputStream.java:114)
    12 frames
  4. Unknown
    SSLPoke.main
    1. SSLPoke.main(SSLPoke.java:23)
    1 frame