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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-8034055

delete on global object not properly guarded

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Resolved
    • Priority: P4
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 8
    • Fix Version/s: 8u20
    • Component/s: core-libs
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    • Resolved In Build:
      b09
    • CPU:
      generic
    • OS:
      generic

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        Reported by Walter Higgins on nashorn-dev:

        http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/nashorn-dev/2014-February/002745.html

        The problem is that the global variable is configurable but callsites using it will not be properly guarded.

        Script to reproduce:

        global = this;

        function test() {
          global.self = 123;
          try {
            print(self);
          } finally {
            delete global.self;
          }
        }

        test();
        test();
        test();

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                • Assignee:
                  hannesw Hannes Wallnoefer
                  Reporter:
                  hannesw Hannes Wallnoefer
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