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IV78787: ORACLE BUG 8133523 - JAVA PLUGIN CAUSES FIREFOX CRASH ON WINDOWS

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Error Message: The Java plugin may cause the Mozilla Firefox
    browser to crash on the Windows platform. The crash is
    more prevalent with Firefox 38.4 and later.
    See Oracle bug 8133523 for more information:
    https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8133523
    .
    Stack Trace: N/A
    .
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • The problem is caused because _releaseObject method is called
    from different thread.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Java plugin has been corrected to prevent firefox from crashing
    when using Java plugin.
    .
    This APAR will be fixed in the following Java Releases:
       8    SR2 FP10  (8.0.2.10)
       7 R1 SR3 FP30  (7.1.3.30)
       7    SR9 FP30  (7.0.9.30)
    .
    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/
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV78787

  • Reported component name

    JAVA CLASS LIBS

  • Reported component ID

    620700130

  • Reported release

    800

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2015-11-12

  • Closed date

    2016-01-19

  • Last modified date

    2016-01-19

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

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

    IV79172

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    JAVA CLASS LIBS

  • Fixed component ID

    620700130

Applicable component levels

  • R800 PSY

       UP

  • R700 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: Runtimes for Java Technology
Java Class Libraries

Software version: 800

Reference #: IV78787

Modified date: 19 January 2016