RFR: 8233747: JVM crash in com.sun.webkit.dom.DocumentImpl.createAttribute

Kevin Rushforth kcr at openjdk.org
Wed Nov 20 15:04:07 UTC 2019

On Wed, 20 Nov 2019 07:05:40 GMT, Arun Joseph <ajoseph at openjdk.org> wrote:

> Issue: Native part of WebView throws a DOMException and then, continues executing the rest of the function assuming that value is present. This causes the JVM to crash when retrieving the value.
> Fix: Return from the function if exception was raised (code is similar to exception handling in [WebKitLegacy/java/DOM/JavaTreeWalker.cpp](https://github.com/openjdk/jfx/blob/master/modules/javafx.web/src/main/native/Source/WebKitLegacy/java/DOM/JavaTreeWalker.cpp))
> This fix also needs to be applied to all function calls in [WebKitLegacy/java/DOM](https://github.com/openjdk/jfx/tree/master/modules/javafx.web/src/main/native/Source/WebKitLegacy/java/DOM) functions which raises DOMError similar to createAttributeImpl().
> ----------------
> Commits:
>  - acc52780: 8233747: JVM crash in com.sun.webkit.dom.DocumentImpl.createAttribute
> Changes: https://git.openjdk.java.net/jfx/pull/47/files
>  Webrev: https://webrevs.openjdk.java.net/jfx/47/webrev.00
>   Issue: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8233747
>   Stats: 7 lines in 1 file changed: 6 ins; 0 del; 1 mod
>   Patch: https://git.openjdk.java.net/jfx/pull/47.diff
>   Fetch: git fetch https://git.openjdk.java.net/jfx pull/47/head:pull/47

The proposed fix seems more like a workaround to me. There are dozens of very similar calls to `raiseOnDOMError` in this and other files, so I would think a more general solution is needed.

PR: https://git.openjdk.java.net/jfx/pull/47

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