IZ98946: 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
    .
    N/A
    

Local fix

  • N/A
    

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:
    5.0.0 SR12 FP5
    .
    The JVM is modified to handle Byte Order Mark in UTF16 converter
    .
    To obtain the fix:
    Install build 20110428 or later
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IZ98946

  • Reported component name

    JAVA 5 CLASS LI

  • Reported component ID

    620500130

  • Reported release

    500

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2011-04-20

  • Closed date

    2011-04-27

  • Last modified date

    2011-07-14

  • 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 5 CLASS LI

  • Fixed component ID

    620500130

Applicable component levels

  • R500 PSN

       UP



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Runtimes for Java Technology
Java Class Libraries

Software version:

5.0

Reference #:

IZ98946

Modified date:

2011-07-14

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