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From "Dag H. Wanvik (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Updated] (DERBY-6619) After silently swallowing SecurityExceptions, Derby can leak class loaders
Date Mon, 18 Aug 2014 22:09:22 GMT

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Dag H. Wanvik updated DERBY-6619:
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> After silently swallowing SecurityExceptions, Derby can leak class loaders
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: DERBY-6619
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-6619
>             Project: Derby
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: Services
>            Reporter: Rick Hillegas
>            Assignee: Dag H. Wanvik
>         Attachments: derby-6619.diff, derby-6619.status
>
>
> As part of the fix for DERBY-3745, Derby silently swallows security exceptions and leaks
class loaders. This can give rise to denial-of-service attacks. At a minimum, Derby should
report the swallowed exceptions so that the security policy can be corrected and the application
can be hardened against this attack. The swallowing occurs at these locations:
> {noformat}
> org.apache.derby.impl.services.timer.SingletonTimerFactory run Catch java.lang.SecurityException
0 line 175
> org.apache.derby.impl.services.timer.SingletonTimerFactory run Catch java.lang.SecurityException
1 line 158
> {noformat}



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