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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-7067728

Remove stopThread RuntimePermission from the default java.policy

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      diff --git a/src/java.base/share/conf/security/java.policy b/src/java.base/share/conf/security/java.policy
      --- a/src/java.base/share/conf/security/java.policy
      +++ b/src/java.base/share/conf/security/java.policy
      @@ -94,17 +94,6 @@
       // default permissions granted to all domains
       
       grant {
      - // Allows any thread to stop itself using the java.lang.Thread.stop()
      - // method that takes no argument.
      - // Note that this permission is granted by default only to remain
      - // backwards compatible.
      - // It is strongly recommended that you either remove this permission
      - // from this policy file or further restrict it to code sources
      - // that you specify, because Thread.stop() is potentially unsafe.
      - // See the API specification of java.lang.Thread.stop() for more
      - // information.
      - permission java.lang.RuntimePermission "stopThread";
      -

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              • Assignee:
                chegar Chris Hegarty
                Reporter:
                hawtin Tom Hawtin (Inactive)
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