IX90106: NULLPOINTEREXCEPTION SEEN FOR SOME PAYLOADS IN CO-LOCATED SCENAR IO

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Error Message: The customer will see NPE for some specific type
    of payload during de-marshalling in co-located scenario.
    .
    Stack Trace: com.ibm.rmi.io.IIOPInputStream simpleReadObject:557
    ClientThread-0 ORBRas<OSB>default<CSB>
    java.io.InvalidObjectException: java.lang.NullPointerException
    at
    com.ibm.rmi.io.IIOPInputStream.doValidation(IIOPInputStream.java
    :754)
    at
    com.ibm.rmi.io.IIOPInputStream.simpleReadObject(IIOPInputStream.
    java:603)
    at
    com.ibm.rmi.util.FastPathForCollocated.copyUsingORBSerialization
    (FastPathForCollocated.java:1214)
    at
    com.ibm.rmi.util.FastPathForCollocated.deepCopy(FastPathForCollo
    cated.java:278)
    at com.ibm.rmi.util.ORBVM.deepCopyIfRequired(ORBVM.java:82)
    at com.ibm.oti.vm.ORBVMHelpers.vmDeepCopy(ORBVMHelpers.java:206)
    at
    com.ibm.rmi.util.VMDeepCopier.performDeepCopy(VMDeepCopier.java:
    228)
    at
    com.ibm.rmi.util.FastPathForCollocated.writeNonStaticNonTransien
    tFields(FastPathForCollocated.java:339)
    at
    com.ibm.rmi.io.IIOPOutputStream.defaultWriteObjectDelegate(IIOPO
    utputStream.java:612)
    at
    com.ibm.rmi.io.OutputStreamHook.defaultWriteObject(OutputStreamH
    ook.java:132)
    .
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • The NullPointerException was seen due to incomplete construction
    of object during de-marshalling for a specific payload.
    

Problem conclusion

  • This defect will be fixed in:
    7.0.0 SR3
    6.0.1 SR4
    .
    The ORB code path has been modified to ensure that the object is
    constructed completely before its being read.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IX90106

  • Reported component name

    ORB

  • Reported component ID

    620700123

  • Reported release

    260

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2012-10-11

  • Closed date

    2012-10-11

  • Last modified date

    2012-10-11

  • 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

    ORB

  • Fixed component ID

    620700123

Applicable component levels

  • R260 PSY

       UP



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More support for:

Runtimes for Java Technology
ORB

Software version:

260

Reference #:

IX90106

Modified date:

2012-10-11

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