RFR: 8273342: Null pointer dereference in classFileParser.cpp:2817
hseigel at openjdk.java.net
Tue Oct 5 12:43:11 UTC 2021
On Mon, 4 Oct 2021 17:34:02 GMT, Harold Seigel <hseigel at openjdk.org> wrote:
> Please review this fix to always return a non-null value from fieldDescriptor::generic_signature() when a generic signature exists, even in places in the function that should never get executed. This will prevent code analyzers from complaining about possible null dereferences by callers of generic_signature().
> The change was tested with Mach5 tiers 1-2 on Linux, Mac OS, and Windows, and Mach5 tiers 3-5 on Linux x64.
> Thanks, Harold
Thanks Coleen and David for the reviews!
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