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IV20652: UTF16 CONVERTER NOT TAKING CARE OF BYTE ORDER MARK

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Error Message: The byte sequence "0xfe 0xff" is not malformed by
    the definition of UTF-16. It is simply a zero-length string(Byte
    Order Mark). However, UTF16 return a one byte blank space as
    output instead of getting a zero byte null string.
    .
    Stack Trace: N/A
    .
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • The UTF16 converter did not validate whether the input is 0xfe
    0xff while processing the string.
    

Problem conclusion

  • This defect will be fixed in:
    7.0.0 SR1
    .
    The JVM is modified to handle Byte Order Mark in UTF16
    converter.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV20652

  • Reported component name

    JAVA CLASS LIBS

  • Reported component ID

    620700130

  • Reported release

    700

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2012-05-04

  • Closed date

    2012-05-04

  • Last modified date

    2012-05-04

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    JAVA CLASS LIBS

  • Fixed component ID

    620700130

Applicable component levels

  • R700 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: Runtimes for Java Technology
Java Class Libraries

Software version: 700

Reference #: IV20652

Modified date: 04 May 2012