IV72278: JAVA CRASH WITH INVALID BRANCH TARGET
Closed as program error.
Error Message: A segfault is received from in JIT compiled code. It attempted to branch to an invalid address. . Stack Trace: . The crash only happens with HCR mode (hot code replacement) enabled. The crash has only been seen on Power platform.
In order to avoid this issue it is necessary to remove the Java agents from the server.
The problem is caused by incorrect HCR patching. On Power the test for valid patch targets was incomplete.
The JIT has been updated to prevent incorrect HCR patching. . This APAR will be fixed in the following Java Releases: 7 SR9 (188.8.131.52) 8 SR1 (184.108.40.206) 6 R1 SR10 (220.127.116.11) 7 R1 SR3 (18.104.22.168) . Contact your IBM Product's Service Team for these Service Refreshes and Fix Packs. For those running stand-alone, information about the available Service Refreshes and Fix Packs can be found at: https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/java/jdk/
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