RFR : 8038491: Improve synchronization in ZipFile.read()

Xueming Shen xueming.shen at oracle.com
Tue Apr 8 15:59:38 UTC 2014

Hi Sean,

It might be more explicit to check "if (zentry == 0)" here?


On 4/8/14 8:21 AM, Seán Coffey wrote:
> A recently reported bug shows a race condition is possible on the rem 
> == 0 check in ZipFile.read(byte b[], int off, int len). A bad check 
> can result in referencing a jzentry structure that might already be 
> freed and hence result in a SEGV. The fix is trivial and involves 
> moving the rem == 0 check into a synchronized block. The ZipFile API 
> itself is not thread safe so having mutiple threads operate on the 
> same ZipFileInputStream is something that should never be performed.
> webrev : http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~coffeys/webrev.8038491/webrev/
> regards,
> Sean.

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