JDK-6816282 : Browser crashes when java plugin is reloading very fast
  • Type: Bug
  • Component: deploy
  • Sub-Component: plugin
  • Affected Version: 6u14
  • Priority: P2
  • Status: Closed
  • Resolution: Fixed
  • OS: generic
  • CPU: generic
  • Submitted: 2009-03-11
  • Updated: 2010-11-03
  • Resolved: 2009-12-01
The Version table provides details related to the release that this issue/RFE will be addressed.

Unresolved : Release in which this issue/RFE will be addressed.
Resolved: Release in which this issue/RFE has been resolved.
Fixed : Release in which this issue/RFE has been fixed. The release containing this fix may be available for download as an Early Access Release or a General Availability Release.

To download the current JDK release, click here.
6u18 b01Fixed 7Fixed
Browser crashes when a page instantiates and destroys java applets very quickly. Hotspot crash log is attached. See the sample script in comments to reproduce it.

EVALUATION When browser notifies java plugin to stop an applet, plugin is waiting on the browser main thread for Stop Acknowledgment from the applet. During the waiting period, plug-in pumps windows messages that can cause new instances of plugin been instantiated. This recursion in applet stop can cause browser crash.