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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-8023822

REGRESSION:NPE exception throws when Java Web start apps fails with no logging

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      b01
    • CPU:
      x86
    • OS:
      windows_7
    • Verification:
      Verified

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        J2SE Version (please include all output from java -version flag):
        Java Web Start 10.40.2.40
        Using JRE version 1.7.0_40-b40 Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM


        Does this problem occur on J2SE 6ux or 7ux? Yes / No (pick one)
        Work with Java 7 update 21, fails with update 25 and later


        Operating System Configuration Information (be specific):
        Happens on all three laptops tested with windows vista and windows 7


        Hardware Configuration Information (be specific):
        Any


        Bug Description:
        Exception in thread "AWT-EventQueue-2" java.lang.NullPointerException
        at com.sun.jnlp.JNLPClassLoader.getPermissions(Unknown Source)
        at java.security.SecureClassLoader.getProtectionDomain(Unknown Source)
        at java.security.SecureClassLoader.defineClass(Unknown Source)


        Also report by someone else:
        http://stackoverflow.com/questions/17230773/java-7-update-25-makes-our-java-web-start-application-fail-with-no-logging

        Steps to Reproduce (be specific):

        In a browser, go to: http://uploader.hivelymennonite.org/
        Click on "Start the Uploader" (http://uploader.hivelymennonite.org/support/uploader.jnlp)
        After the application starts, click the "Import" button.

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                Assignee:
                dtitov Daniil Titov (Inactive)
                Reporter:
                tyao Ting-Yun Ingrid Yao (Inactive)
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