JDK-8225748 : Use SHA-256 for javap classfile checksum
  • Type: Bug
  • Component: tools
  • Sub-Component: javap
  • Priority: P3
  • Status: Resolved
  • Resolution: Fixed
  • Submitted: 2019-06-13
  • Updated: 2019-10-15
  • Resolved: 2019-06-18
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Description
javap uses MD5 as a checksum for some classfile information. Since this is just a file checksum it should not be a security issue, but it is better to use something stronger and more modern like SHA-256.
Comments
Similar occurrence in javac
14-06-2019