UVC Webstart / Webconsole cannot be started after upgrading to Java 8 u141 - "Could not verify signing in resource"

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Article ID: 87434

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Products

CA Automic Dollar Universe

Issue/Introduction

Error Message :
The following kind of error appears after launching the uvc.jnlp
Application Error
Unable to launch the application.

If you click on details, the following kind of error appears:
Error: Could not verify signing in resource: http://mytomcat_server:8080/univiewer_webconsole/jars/skinlf.jar

Patch level detected:Univiewer Console 6.1.00
Product Version: Dollar.Universe 6.1.0

Description :After upgrading Java on the workstations to version Java 8 u141, the Univiewer Webconsole / Webstart cannot be launched anymore.
A Java popup error appears saying: Error: Could not verify signing in resource: http://mytomcat_server:8080/univiewer_webconsole/jars/skinlf.jar

Cause

Cause type:
Other
Root Cause: The Java 8 u141 has a Known Issue when checking the signature of the jar files of the Web Applications.
The information is explained here:
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/8-known-issues-2157115.html

Environment

OS: All

Resolution

Upgrade to Java 8 151/152 version or superior which can be found here:
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jre8-downloads-2133155.html

Fix Status: No Fix

Additional Information

Workaround :
Rollback to previous Java version (upĀ  to Java 8 u131).