RFR(XS) 8081695: Old verifier fails to reject bad access to protected <init> method
coleen.phillimore at oracle.com
Fri Jul 24 13:50:25 UTC 2015
I don't know if this is still out for review, but it looks fine.
We'll soon find out whose old bytecodes motivated this fix in the first
On 7/17/15 10:48 AM, harold seigel wrote:
> Please review this small change to fix bug JDK-8081695. The (old)
> type inferencing verifier excluded a particular protected access check
> for invokespecial calls of protected methods. That exclusion was done
> because of bytecodes generated by very old broken compilers. It is
> being removed because it violates the JVM-8 Spec and should no longer
> be needed.
> Open Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~hseigel/bug_8081695/
> JBS Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8081695
> The fix was tested with JCK Lang and VM tests, WLS sanity testing, the
> UTE quick tests, and the hotspot, and JDK vm, java/io, java/lang, and
> java/util JTreg tests.
> Thanks, Harold
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