RFR (L): JDK-6843347 Boundary values in some public GC options cause crashes

Thomas Schatzl thomas.schatzl at oracle.com
Mon May 13 10:12:38 UTC 2013


On Fri, 2013-05-03 at 10:46 +0200, Thomas Schatzl wrote:

         ^^^--- ping for a second opinion on that issue.

I have an okay from Jon Masamitsu already.

> Hi all,
>   please review the following change that adds argument checking for
> many non-boolean GC related options to avoid crashes, DOSes etc. when
> passing particular option values.
> The change only covers values accessible in a product build (product,
> diagnostic, experimental and managed or so globals).
> Bugs.sun
> http://bugs.sun.com/view_bug.do?bug_id=6843347
> JBS:
> https://jbs.oracle.com/bugs/browse/JDK-6843347
> Webrev:
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~tschatzl/6843347/webrev/
> Testing:
> jprt

Thanks a lot,

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